Victrix

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Victrix A victress.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n victrix A victress. Charlotte Brontë, Villette, xxxii.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Victrix causa Diis placuit, sed victa Catoni!
"Westward Ho!" by Charles Kingsley
And Mrs. Hopkinson was victrix by her very audacity.
"The Story of a Mine" by Bret Harte
I have it, Venus Victrix" said Ethel, "the ancestral Venus!
"The Daisy Chain" by Charlotte Yonge
Blame the victrix if you think he should have been livelier.
"Beauchamp's Career, Complete" by George Meredith
Venetia Victrix is in many respects a fine poem.
"Reviews" by Oscar Wilde
The inscription on the plinth of this tragic statue is simply to Volumnia Victrix.
"A Study of Shakespeare" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
VI Victrix, i 16; iii 44; iv 68, 76; v 16.
"Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II" by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
In the van was Sissy victrix.
"The Madigans" by Miriam Michelson
This Venus Victrix was not so critical as to cavil at the manifest effort in his tones.
"The Silver Butterfly" by Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
And she was indeed Anna Victrix.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
As "Venus Victrix," Belinda was quite wonderful.
"Shadows of Flames" by Amelie Rives
HAEC.MIHI.CVM.domin A.PLEBES QVOQVE nunc sibi VICTRIX VINDICAT hanc faMVLAM ROMANA POTEntia taNDEM.
"Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. I of II)" by Charles Bucke
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In poetry:

IV Venus Victrix Fatal in force, yet gentle in will,
Defeats, from her, are tender pacts,
For, like the kindly lodestone, still
She's drawn herself by what she attracts.
"The Angel In The House. Book I. Canto V." by Coventry Patmore