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Champion

Cham´pi`on   Pronunciation: chăm´pĭ`ŭn
n.1.One who engages in any contest; especially one who in ancient times contended in single combat in behalf of another's honor or rights; or one who now acts or speaks in behalf of a person or a cause; a defender; an advocate; a hero.
A stouter champion never handled sword.
- Shak.
Champions of law and liberty.
- Fisher Ames.
2.One who by defeating all rivals, has obtained an acknowledged supremacy in any branch of athletics or game of skill, and is ready to contend with any rival; as, the champion of England.
v. t.2.To furnish with a champion; to attend or defend as champion; to support or maintain; to protect.
Championed or unchampioned, thou diest.
- Sir W. Scott.
Noun1.champion - someone who has won first place in a competition
Synonyms: champ, title-holder
2.champion - someone who fights for a cause
Synonyms: paladin, fighter, hero
3.champion - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
4.champion - someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Verb1.champion - protect or fight for as a champion
Synonyms: defend
Adj.1.champion - holding first place in a contest; "a champion show dog"; "a prizewinning wine"
Synonyms: prizewinning

CHAMPION. He who fights for another, or takes his place in a quarrel; it also includes him who fights his own battles. Bract. lib. 4, t. 2, c. 12.

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