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Victa

noun
  1. trademark Australian a type of rotary lawnmower first manufactured in 1952

Word Origin

C20: named after Mervyn Victor Richardson, who invented it
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Examples from the Web for victa

Historical Examples

  • Vetta was an uncommon Saxon name, and no other Vetta, son of Victa, was known in history.

    Sir James Young Simpson and Chloroform (1811-1870)

    Henry Laing Gordon

  • The victorious cause pleased the gods, the vanquished one pleased Sieyès (victa Catoni).

  • The victorious cause pleased the gods, the vanquished one pleased Sieyes (victa Catoni).

    The French Revolution

    Thomas Carlyle