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Lionism

Lionism \Li"on*ism\ (l[imac]"[u^]n*[i^]z'm), n. An attracting of attention, as a lion; also, the treating or regarding as a lion.

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lionism

n. (context dated English) An attracting of attention, as a lion (celebrity); the treating or regarding as a lion.