excelsior

Definitions:

More lofty; more elevated.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
A packing material.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Higher.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
Yet higher; ever upward: the motto of New York State.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)

Usage examples:

Upward and outward is her motto- Excelsior
- Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews
Twice he asked about her at the Hotel Excelsior and was told that she had not returned.
- Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
It is indeed a beauty, being one of the Excelsior noiseless hook and ladder factory's best instruments, with tall red pails and rich blue ladders.
- Remarks by Bill Nye