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honda

[hon-duh]
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  1. an eye at one end of a lariat through which the other end is passed to form a lasso, noose, etc.

Origin of honda

1885–90, Americanism; < Spanish: sling < Latin funda, perhaps akin to Greek sphendónē
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  • On his way from Honda to Bogota he—well, he simply vanished.

    The Gilded Man

    Clifford Smyth

  • I gave the names of all who are in your party and told why they stayed in Honda.

    The Gilded Man

    Clifford Smyth

  • In Honda they said these volunteers started from Bogota three days ago.

    The Gilded Man

    Clifford Smyth

  • “I telegraphed from Honda that we were coming,” said Herran in Spanish.

    The Gilded Man

    Clifford Smyth

  • It was the Lady Kano who had denounced Honda, and apparently invented the plot.