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honour

(US), honor
1. 
a. Bridge Poker any of the top five cards in a suit or any of the four aces at no trumps
b. Whist any of the top four cards
2. Golf the right to tee off first

Honour

a. a title used to or of certain judges
b. (in Ireland) a form of address in general use
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In the 18th century, some captured officers would give their word of honour that they would commit no further acts of war after their release.
I can tell you that the word of the mayor is a word of honour.
Mr Jones said: "He kept telling us 'on my word of honour I did not use the words that are written in that document'.
Seems that some people here don't understand the word of honour.
And all this I solemnly promise on my word of honour.
It was after hearing Hunt for the first time that Haydn said to Mozart's father: "I say to you before God, on my word of honour, your son is the greatest composer whom I know personally or by name.
Evidently my word of honour was worth a Blue Light.
After landing the opening novice hurdle on the Alan King-trained Jacklighte Bellevue, who carried the Million In Mind colours to a length-and-a-half win over Word Of Honour, Johnson said: "I thought I had a great book of rides and that's just how I wanted to start the day.
In charge of the camp is an eccentric Irish commandant - Gabriel Byrne - who allows his internees out on day passes to the pubs and the races, provided they give their word of honour not to abuse his trust.
The Scandanavian power- broker said: "I was a witness when this word of honour was given.
They were rich, after all, always well-connected trustworthy when it came to a word of honour.