noun, plural de·voirs [duh-vwahrz, dev-wahrz; French duh-vwar] /dəˈvwɑrz, ˈdɛv wɑrz; French dəˈvwar/.
Origin of devoir
Examples from the Web for devoirs
I pay my devoirs to the lady, ha, ha—I owe her much—I pay you both back with one stroke, one grand stroke.Lords of the North|A. C. Laut
For my own part, I suppose I must in all justice forgive your paying your devoirs here before you came to visit even me.Richelieu, v. 3/3|G. P. R. James
The first object of Augustus on returning to town was to hasten and pay his devoirs to his intended.
The devoirs had strange names indicating the legends with which the origins of these organizations were connected.Syndicalism in France|Louis Levine
Agnes will continue incurably heart-broken, til some new lover pays his devoirs, and then you will understand her better, Marion.Modern Flirtations|Catherine Sinclair