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honours list

(Brit) a list of those who have had or are having an honour, esp a peerage or membership of an order of chivalry, conferred on them
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  • He might almost have seen an advance copy of the honours list.

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  • Examine the honours list and you can instantly tell how the Government feels in its inside.

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  • Sampson Straight is a great literary celebrity, and he'd look mighty well in the honours list.

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  • An Honorary Fourth is when a candidate who only tries for a pass does so well that he is raised to the honours list.

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  • There was as little chivalry left among them at last as there is in the honours list knights of England of to-day.

  • Over here in the Birthday or New Year honours list you'll find decorations awarded men the public knows nothing about.

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