in honor of
In celebration of, as a mark of respect for, as in We are holding a banquet in honor of the president. [c. 1300]
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This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
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Earl Spencer adds, “Effectively, my great-grandfather sold his children to his father-in-law.”The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
Gourges fitted out three vessels and 150 soldiers at his own expense to revenge their death, and repair the honor of his nation.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.