Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A conqueror; a victor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, vanquishes.

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  • noun Someone who vanquishes; a conqueror.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who is victorious by force of arms

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Examples

  • "Who was this who dare call the vanquisher of Bosambo to a palaver? for am I not the great buffalo of the forest? and do not all men bow down to me in fear?"

    Bones Being Further Adventures in Mr. Commissioner Sanders' Country

  • His vanquisher was William the Conqueror, a Norman.vi William seized the English crown and installed a French-speaking court in London.

    The English Is Coming!

  • His vanquisher was William the Conqueror, a Norman.vi William seized the English crown and installed a French-speaking court in London.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Napoleon's vanquisher at Waterloo, Wellington, gets a

    Sounding Romantic: The Sound of Sound

  • Medicine (1991) - Alan Kligerman, deviser of digestive deliverance, vanquisher of vapor, and inventor of Beano, for his pioneering work with anti-gas liquids that prevent bloat, gassiness, discomfort and embarrassment.

    Celebrating Silly Science Since 1991

  • We've had Boudicca (vanquisher of the Romans) and Margaret Thatcher (who gave the Argentines an equally bloody nose).

    Reaching for the Stars

  • While there are plenty of Hillary supporters still nursing wounds from the 2008 primary fallout who would probably prefer to see their chosen candidate's vanquisher replaced on the ticket, we all know who's a more likely candidate for taking a walk.

    Keli Goff: Could a Republican Woman Replace Biden on the Ticket in 2012?

  • Kill me if you must, but dont let me die without having known my vanquisher.

    Enjoyment

  • She sounded like a gray-haired librarian from Kansas, not an immortal vanquisher of evil.

    Masked

  • She sounded like a gray-haired librarian from Kansas, not an immortal vanquisher of evil.

    Masked

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