(n.) An officer who bore an ax and fasces or rods, as ensigns of his office. His duty was to attend the chief magistrates when they appeared in public, to clear the way, and cause due respect to be paid to them, also to apprehend and punish criminals.
(n.) The winner in a contest; one who gets the better of another in any struggle; esp., one who defeats an enemy in battle; a vanquisher; a conqueror; -- often followed by art, rarely by of.
(n.) A destroyer.
(1) His shot, though, was pawed on to the inside of the post by David Marshall and it was left to Victor Wanyama to lash the loose ball into the empty net.
(2) An official in the Chicago police department’s office of legal affairs, Victor Castillo, has told the Guardian’s attorney that he needed the mayor’s office to sign off on the disclosure of at least one Homan Square-related document.
(3) Gibson has held the role of chairman since 4 May 2006, when he took over from Sir Victor Blank, who vacated the role to become chairman at Lloyds TSB.
(4) Once more the opportunity arose from a lack of cohesion down City’s left, Victor Wanyama breaking up play in midfield and feeding Tadic, who advanced and slipped a precise ball between Kolarov and Eliaquim Mangala to Mané, who emphatically finished past Hart.
(5) The programme alleges that the Home Office ignored evidence presented by Ellis's solicitor Victor Mischon that she had an accomplice when she shot her lover David Blakely, an upper-class racing driver, outside the Magdala pub in Hampstead, north London, on Easter Sunday 1955.
(6) But there was much applause for Ken Loach , another surprise victor, this year of the Jury Prize (which ranks just below the Palme d'Or and the Grand Prix).
(7) While Liverpool have also signed Tiago Ilori and taken Victor Moses from Chelsea on loan for the season.
(8) The TV presenter Jeff Brazier, Simon Clegg, former chief executive of the British Olympic Association, the Big Brother contestant Victor Ebuwa, James Gardner, a friend of the footballer Paul Gascoigne, and George Best’s agent Philip Hughes were also among the 29.
(9) We still trust in the old narratives that growth and competition are good, that technology and experts will fix it and that capitalism is history’s ultimate victor.
(10) It was the communist surrealist Louis Aragon who stated that "with Victor Hugo, Paris stops being the seat of the court to become the city of the people".
(11) And the marvellously named Victor Gauntlett, vintage-car driver and pilot, looks gloriously suburban haut-bourgeois, with his study full of The Miracle of Speed symbols in pictures and models, while the room's decoration and furnishings are all Home Counties 1919 in sympathies.
(12) Whether motivated by fear of failure or the desire to win, the victor's personality type requires the constant assertion of the self – a self in which one can only place the most fervent and unshakeable belief.
(13) It is as well that the victors' good taste extended to winning by a modest margin.
(14) Historically, this was the farm and winery of the château of Saint-Victor des Oules, but it's been sympathetically converted into eight houses and apartments (sleeping from two to six people) by its British owners Emma and Michael Crane, who moved here with their young family in 2012.
(15) Victor Dlamini, a writer and photographer, said: "I studied at the University of Natal during apartheid and was always struck by how, in the tradition of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy, she was not afraid to tackle the issues of the day.
(16) Watching “our lads” pretending to mouth questionable lyrics about God giving the Queen near-immortal life, and her being the victor when she’s not really of fighting age, is silly.
(17) Instead, the NEC will decide if the victor is declared at the end of July or at the September party conference: pressure is growing for a short, sharp July result.
(18) Victor Moses and Winston Reid are back, it’s a good situation for us,” he added.
(19) Victor Moses is coming off and Shola Ameobi is coming on.
(20) I will refrain on saying my thoughts on the National League and pitchers hitting, but all I'm saying here is that maybe it would have been more fun to see a David Oritz or Victor Martinez hitting there instead.