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court of honor

1

noun

  1. a body, especially a military one, convened to hear complaints relating to personal honor.
  2. Philately. a noncompetitive exhibit of outstanding stamps forming part of a large exhibition.


Court of Honor

2

noun

  1. the planning body of a girl-scout troop, composed of patrol leaders, the troop scribe, the troop treasurer, and the adult troop leader.
  2. a body of officials of a boy-scout organization that awards honor medals and certificates of promotion to members.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of court of honor1

First recorded in 1680–90

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