“This is the trophy, this is the gold medal in this fight,” says Kessler.
Michigan cornerback Charles Woodson is often said to be the only defensive player to take home the trophy in 1997.
"It only took me 62 years," he joked on receiving his trophy.
Another guy asks to cop an Oscar feel, and when the trophy is handed to him, he does a couple of bicep curls with it.
Alberto Barbera, director of the Venice Film Festival, took the stage, flanked by a woman holding a trophy and a medal.
As usual when returning from the deep woods, Mr. Crowther was bringing a trophy.
“Only that I have killed a wolf, and am not allowed to bring in my trophy,” replied Emma.
She was convinced that holding this trophy she was sure to experience more trouble.
She goes to the wall, to the trophy I have described to you so often.
Therefore, we scoured the country far and wide for desirable heads; and the meat waited upon the acquisition of the trophy.
1510s, "a spoil or prize of war," from Middle French trophée (15c.) from Latin trophaeum "a sign of victory, monument," originally tropaeum, from Greek tropaion "monument of an enemy's defeat," noun use of neuter of adjective tropaios "of defeat," from trope "a rout," originally "a turning" (of the enemy); see trope. Figurative extension to any token or memorial of victory is first recorded 1560s. Trophy wife attested by 1984.
word-forming element meaning "food, nourishment," from Greek trophe "food, nourishment," related to trephein "make thrive, nourish, rear; to make solid, congeal, thicken."
Nutrition; growth: hypertrophy.