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- n. The majority; a large or generous portion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. all, or nearly all; the best or largest part; -- from Æsop's fable of the lion hunting in company with certain smaller beasts, and appropriating to himself all the prey.
From the Aesop's fable The Lion's Share, in which a lion claims the full amount of the spoil after hunting with a number of other beasts. (Wiktionary)