[lahy-uh n-hahrt]


a person of exceptional courage and bravery.

Origin of lionheart

First recorded in 1655–65; lion + heart Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of lionheart

  • But it was well worth any trouble and treasure, and the Lionheart's "saucy castle" became the key of Normandy.

    The Story of Rouen

    Sir Theodore Andrea Cook

  • There are scimiter and falchion from the days of Lionheart, inwrought with golden arabesque by fezzed wizards in Teheran.