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honor bright

adverb, Informal.
upon my honor; really and truly:
I did sweep the floor, honor bright.
Origin of honor bright
First recorded in 1810-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • One thing more about Rice Corner, and then, honor bright, I'll finish the preface and go on with the story.

    Homestead on the Hillside Mary Jane Holmes
  • In the first place, I don't propose to drink any more, honor bright!

    Germinie Lacerteux Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
  • Somewhere in those lighted rooms was honor bright, perhaps, shedding the sunshine of her presence on her friends!

    Banked Fires E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  • "honor bright, your Holiness," says his Riv'rence, laying his hand on his heart.

  • honor bright; but I sha'n't change it; I don't mind, Chub, as long as we win.

    The Crimson Sweater Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Wauchope had promised, honor bright, he'd come and bring a friend.

    The Combined Maze May Sinclair
  • honor bright; the last I saw of it was when you placed it on the stand when you went to bed.

    The Mystery at Putnam Hall Arthur M. Winfield
  • We were not much of a people then, to be honor bright about it.

  • If honor bright could have seen him then, she would have been surprised at the look of indecision on his usually determined face.

    Banked Fires E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi

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