champion (n.)
warrior, fighter, man of valour
1H6 III.iv.19[King to and of Talbot] A stouter champion never handled sword
3H6 V.vii.6[Edward to all, of the three Dukes of Somerset] threefold renowned / For hardy and undoubted champions
KL V.i.43[disguised Edgar to Albany] I can produce a champion
Tit I.i.68[Captain to all, of Titus] Rome's best champion
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