Usage examples for spoils

  1. After this the Acarnanians allotted a third of the spoils to the Athenians, and divided the rest among their own different towns. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  2. By him he sent to ask his father to enjoy that triumph and tread on those spoils of the enemy, a custom they have as a sign of victory. – History of the Incas by Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa