Definition of trophy:
- A sign or memorial of a victory raised on the field of battle, or, in case of a naval victory, on the nearest land. Sometimes trophies were erected in the chief city of the conquered people.
- Any evidence or memorial of victory or conquest; as, every redeemed soul is a trophy of grace.
- Anything taken from an enemy and preserved as a memorial of victory, as arms, flags, standards, etc.
- The representation of such a memorial, as on a medal; esp. ( Arch.), an ornament representing a group of arms and military weapons, offensive and defensive.
At the top of one stood the Snowy Owl, arranging a " trophy," as she called it, of brilliant leaves, on another, Peggy was valiantly hammering, as she arranged in festoons the long folds of green and white bunting that the Fluffy handed up to her.- "Peggy", Laura E. Richards.
- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- "Six Months at the Cape", R.M. Ballantyne.