(in full Lord Lyon or Lyon King of Arms)
The chief herald of Scotland.
More example sentences
- For the flamboyant Lyon, who bore a tattoo of a tiger's head on his chest that gave the mission its name, it was also personal.
- The Lyon, who had stayed back with the Richelieu was also overwhelmed by missiles.
late Middle English: archaic variant of lion, named from the lion on the royal shield.
Definition of Lyon in:
- The US English dictionary