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Trophy, 1) a sign and token of victory: “giving full t., signal and ostent quite from himself to God,” H5 V Chor. H5 V Chor. “let no images be hung with Caesar's --es,” Caes. I, 1, 74 (cf. I, 2, 288: Marullus and Flavius, for pulling scarfs off Caesar's images, are put to silence. Sueton. Caes. 79: coronam lauream candida fascia praeligatam).
2) memorial; monument: “tells him of --es, statues, tombs,” Ven. 1013. “hung with the --es of my lovers gone,” Sonn. 31, 10. “all these --es of affections hot,” Compl. 218. “the mere word's a slave deboshed on every tomb, on every grave a lying t.” All's II, 3, 146. “worn as a memorable t. of predeceased valour,” H5 V, 1, 76. it (blood) “more becomes a man than gilt his t.” Cor. I, 3, 43 (== his sepulchral monument). “till we with --es do adorn thy tomb,” Tit. I, 388. “that these great towers, --es and schools should fall for private faults in them,” Tim. V, 4, 25. “no t., sword, nor hatchment o'er his bones,” Hml. IV, 5, 214. “when down her weedy --es and herself fell in the weeping brook,” IV, 7, 175 (i. e. a garland of flowers gathered to hang them over her father's grave).
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