court of honor
- a body, especially a military one, convened to hear complaints relating to personal honor.
- Philately. a noncompetitive exhibit of outstanding stamps forming part of a large exhibition.
Origin of court of honor
First recorded in 1680–90
Court of Honor
- the planning body of a girl-scout troop, composed of patrol leaders, the troop scribe, the troop treasurer, and the adult troop leader.
- a body of officials of a boy-scout organization that awards honor medals and certificates of promotion to members.
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