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Amende honorable
Amende A`mende", n. [F. See Amend.] A pecuniary punishment or fine; a reparation or recantation. Amende honorable. (Old French Law) A species of infamous punishment in which the offender, being led into court with a rope about his neck, and a lighted torch in his hand, begged pardon of his God, the court, etc. In popular language, the phrase now denotes a public apology or recantation, and reparation to an injured party, for improper language or treatment.
Dishonorary
Dishonorary Dis*hon"or*a*ry, a. Bringing dishonor on; tending to disgrace; lessening reputation. --Holmes.
Dishonorer
Dishonorer Dis*hon"or*er, n. One who dishonors or disgraces; one who treats another indignity. --Milton.
Honorable
Honorable Hon"or*a*ble, a. [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.] 1. Worthy of honor; fit to be esteemed or regarded; estimable; illustrious. Thy name and honorable family. --Shak. 2. High-minded; actuated by principles of honor, or a scrupulous regard to probity, rectitude, or reputation. 3. Proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive. Is this proceeding just and honorable? --Shak. 4. Conferring honor, or produced by noble deeds. Honorable wounds from battle brought. --Dryden. 5. Worthy of respect; regarded with esteem; to be commended; consistent with honor or rectitude. Marriage is honorable in all. --Heb. xiii. 4. 6. Performed or accompanied with marks of honor, or with testimonies of esteem; an honorable burial. 7. Of reputable association or use; respectable. Let her descend: my chambers are honorable. --Shak. 8. An epithet of respect or distinction; as, the honorable Senate; the honorable gentleman. Note: Honorable is a title of quality, conferred by English usage upon the younger children of earls and all the children of viscounts and barons. The maids of honor, lords of session, and the supreme judges of England and Ireland are entitled to the prefix. In American usage, it is a title of courtesy merely, bestowed upon those who hold, or have held, any of the higher public offices, esp. governors, judges, members of Congress or of the Senate, mayors. Right honorable. See under Right.
Honorableness
Honorableness Hon"or*a*ble*ness, n. 1. The state of being honorable; eminence; distinction. 2. Conformity to the principles of honor, probity, or moral rectitude; fairness; uprightness; reputableness.
Honorably
Honorably Hon"or*a*bly, adv. 1. In an honorable manner; in a manner showing, or consistent with, honor. The reverend abbot . . . honorably received him. --Shak. Why did I not more honorably starve? --Dryden. 2. Decently; becomingly. [Obs.] ``Do this message honorably.' --Shak. Syn: Magnanimously; generously; nobly; worthily; justly; equitably; fairly; reputably.
Honorarium
Honorarium Hon`o*ra"ri*um, Honorary Hon"or*a*ry, n. [L. honorarium (sc. donum), fr. honorarius. See Honorary, a.] 1. A fee offered to professional men for their services; as, an honorarium of one thousand dollars. --S. Longfellow. 2. (Law) An honorary payment, usually in recognition of services for which it is not usual or not lawful to assign a fixed business price. --Heumann.
Honorary
Honorarium Hon`o*ra"ri*um, Honorary Hon"or*a*ry, n. [L. honorarium (sc. donum), fr. honorarius. See Honorary, a.] 1. A fee offered to professional men for their services; as, an honorarium of one thousand dollars. --S. Longfellow. 2. (Law) An honorary payment, usually in recognition of services for which it is not usual or not lawful to assign a fixed business price. --Heumann.
Honorary
Honorary Hon"or*a*ry, a. [L. honorarius, fr. honor honor: cf. F. honoraire.] 1. Done as a sign or evidence of honor; as, honorary services. --Macaulay. 2. Conferring honor, or intended merely to confer honor without emolument; as, an honorary degree. ``Honorary arches.' --Addison. 3. Holding a title or place without rendering service or receiving reward; as, an honorary member of a society.
Honorer
Honorer Hon"or*er, n. One who honors.
Honorific
Honorific Hon`or*if"ic, a. [See Honor, -fy, and -ic.] Conferring honor; tending to honor. --London. Spectator.
Honorless
Honorless Hon"or*less, a. Destitute of honor; not honored. --Bp. Warburton.
Maid of honor
Maid Maid, n. [Shortened from maiden. ?. See Maiden.] 1. An unmarried woman; usually, a young unmarried woman; esp., a girl; a virgin; a maiden. Would I had died a maid, And never seen thee, never borne thee son. --Shak. Can a maid forget her ornaments, or a bride her attire? Yet my people have forgotten me. --Jer. ii. 32. 2. A man who has not had sexual intercourse. [Obs.] Christ was a maid and shapen as a man. --Chaucer. 3. A female servant. Spinning amongst her maids. --Shak. Note: Maid is used either adjectively or in composition, signifying female, as in maid child, maidservant. 4. (Zo["o]l.) The female of a ray or skate, esp. of the gray skate (Raia batis), and of the thornback (R. clavata). [Prov. Eng.] Fair maid. (Zo["o]l.) See under Fair, a. Maid of honor, a female attendant of a queen or royal princess; -- usually of noble family, and having to perform only nominal or honorary duties. Old maid. See under Old.
Phonorganon
Phonorganon Pho*nor"ga*non, n. [NL. See Phono-, and Organon.] A speaking machine.
Right honorable
Honorable Hon"or*a*ble, a. [F. honorable, L. honorabilis.] 1. Worthy of honor; fit to be esteemed or regarded; estimable; illustrious. Thy name and honorable family. --Shak. 2. High-minded; actuated by principles of honor, or a scrupulous regard to probity, rectitude, or reputation. 3. Proceeding from an upright and laudable cause, or directed to a just and proper end; not base; irreproachable; fair; as, an honorable motive. Is this proceeding just and honorable? --Shak. 4. Conferring honor, or produced by noble deeds. Honorable wounds from battle brought. --Dryden. 5. Worthy of respect; regarded with esteem; to be commended; consistent with honor or rectitude. Marriage is honorable in all. --Heb. xiii. 4. 6. Performed or accompanied with marks of honor, or with testimonies of esteem; an honorable burial. 7. Of reputable association or use; respectable. Let her descend: my chambers are honorable. --Shak. 8. An epithet of respect or distinction; as, the honorable Senate; the honorable gentleman. Note: Honorable is a title of quality, conferred by English usage upon the younger children of earls and all the children of viscounts and barons. The maids of honor, lords of session, and the supreme judges of England and Ireland are entitled to the prefix. In American usage, it is a title of courtesy merely, bestowed upon those who hold, or have held, any of the higher public offices, esp. governors, judges, members of Congress or of the Senate, mayors. Right honorable. See under Right.
Time-honored
Time-honored Time"-hon`ored, a. Honored for a long time; venerable, and worthy of honor, by reason of antiquity, or long continuance.

Meaning of Honor from wikipedia

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