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See also: lionhearted



lion-hearted (comparative more lion-hearted, superlative most lion-hearted)

  1. Very brave; brave and magnanimous.
    • Sir Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
      It may be here remarked, that the knights of these two orders were accounted hostile to King Richard, having adopted the side of Philip of France in the long train of disputes which took place in Palestine betwixt that monarch and the lion-hearted King of England.