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

Definition for court of honor (2 of 2)

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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019