Lionizing
Lionize Li"on*ize (l[imac]"[u^]n*[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lionized} (l[imac]"[u^]n*[imac]zd), p. pr. & vb. n. {Lionizing} (l[imac]"[u^]n*[imac]`z[i^]ng).] 1. To treat or regard as a lion or object of great interest. --J. D. Forbes. [1913 Webster]

2. To show the lions or objects of interest to; to conduct about among objects of interest. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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