Champion

A fighting man; someone who fought in place of another: thus the king's and queen's champion. The title is hereditary and resides with the Dymoke family of Lincolnshire. At Richard Ill's coronation, John Dymock, splendidly arrayed on a charger with two attendants, arrived at the doors of Westminster Abbey to await the end of the coronation mass. When Dymock's nephew performed the role of champion on the occasion of Henry IV's coronation, he seems to have entered the king's hall in the course of the banquet fully mounted, and ready to sustain the king's right against any challenger. [< Lat. campus = a field for military exercises] -

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  • Champion — Champion …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • champion — champion, ionne [ ʃɑ̃pjɔ̃, jɔn ] n. • 1080 campium; bas lat. °campio, ou germ. °kampjo; de campus « champ de bataille »; germ. kamp 1 ♦ N. m. Celui qui combattait en champ clos pour soutenir une cause. Choisir un champion. Champions lançant les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Champion — bezeichnet den Sieger eines Kampfes oder Wettkampfes, siehe Champion (Kämpfer) eine deutsche Automarke, siehe Champion (Automarke) eine deutsche Motorradmarke der 1930er Jahre, siehe Champion (Motorrad) eine französische Supermarktkette der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Champion Ch-2 — Champion Bild nicht vorhanden Ch 2 Hersteller: Hermann Holbein Fahrzeugbau Produktionszeitraum: 1949–1950 Klasse: Kleinstwagen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Champion Ch-1 — Champion Bild nicht vorhanden Ch 1 Hersteller: Hermann Holbein Fahrzeugbau Produktionszeitraum: 1949 Klasse: Kleinstwagen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CHAMPION —    Champion, Gene Autry’s sorrel colored horse, was the only cowboy star’s horse to have his own television series after his movie days were over: The Adventures of Champion (CBS: 1955–1956). Melody Trail (1935) was Champion’s first film, but… …   Westerns in Cinema

  • Champion — Cham pi*on (ch[a^]m p[i^]*[u^]n), n. [F. champion, fr. LL.campio, of German origin; cf. OHG. chempho, chemphio, fighter, champf, G. kampf, contest; perh. influenced by L. campus field, taken in the sense of field of battle. ] 1. One who engages… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • champion — CHAMPION. s. m. Celui qui combattoit en champ clos pour sa querelle, ou pour la querelle d autrui. Brave, vaillant champion. Ceux qui ne pouvoient pas combattre de leurs personnes, comme les vieillards, les estropiés, les Ecclésiastiques, les… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Champion — Sm Meister einer Sportart erw. fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. champion, eigentlich (Einzel )Kämpfer , aus afrz. champion. Dieses zu l. campus in der Bedeutung Kampfplatz .    Ebenso nndl. kampioen, nfrz. champion, nschw. champion,… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Champion EP — EP by Brother Ali Released May 11, 2004 …   Wikipedia

  • Champion — Nom très fréquent dans toute la France. On le trouve notamment dans la Sarthe et la Drôme. Le mot champion désignait au Moyen Âge celui qui combattait en champ clos, notamment dans les duels judiciaires (signalons que le sens actuel de champion… …   Noms de famille

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