The Captain brought his weapon up to the salute, and said, "Major, the honer is moine; I'm deloighted to see ye."
For nothing at all, your honer: that's just it; but ould Kennyfeck put him up to it.
But his genius won him world praise, and later, honer in his own country.
"It ain't bein' a crowned head, but it's honer'ble," pleaded the sick man, continuing the conversation.
I do, your honer, jist for my wife's mother, ye see; but I live down towards Cash.
"whetstone," Old English han "stone, rock, (boundary) stone," in Middle English "whetstone" (early 14c.), from Proto-Germanic *haino (cf. Old Norse hein "hone"). The verb is 1788, from the noun. Related: Honed; honing.