(Vi*con"ti*els) n. pl. [See Vicontiel.] (O. Eng. Law) Things belonging to the sheriff; especially,
farms (called also vicontiel rents) for which the sheriff used to pay rent to the king.
(Vi"count) n. See Viscount.
(Vic"tim) n. [L. victima: cf. F. victime.]
1. A living being sacrificed to some deity, or in the performance of a religious rite; a creature immolated,
or made an offering of.
Led like a victim, to my death I'll go.Dryden.
2. A person or thing destroyed or sacrificed in the pursuit of an object, or in gratification of a passion; as,
a victim to jealousy, lust, or ambition.
3. A person or living creature destroyed by, or suffering grievous injury from, another, from fortune or
from accident; as, the victim of a defaulter; the victim of a railroad accident.
4. Hence, one who is duped, or cheated; a dupe; a gull. [Colloq.]
(Vic"tim*ate), v. t. [L. victimatus, p. p. of victimare to sacrifice.] To make a victim of; to
sacrifice; to immolate. [Obs.] Bullokar.
(Vic"tim*ize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Victimized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Victimizing ] To make a victim
of, esp. by deception; to dupe; to cheat.
(Vic"tor) n. [L. victor, fr. vincere, victum, to vanquish, to conquer. See Vanquish.]
1. 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.
In love, the victors from the vanquished fly;Waller.
They fly that wound, and they pursue that die.
2. A destroyer. [R. & Poetic]
There, victor of his health, of fortune, friends,Pope.
And fame, this lord of useless thousands ends.