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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 contrast, analyses of social variables, such as the culture of honor have received little attention.
"Practice of Honor: Putting into Daily Life the Culture of Honor" is designed as a companion to Danny Silk's earlier' book "Culture of Honor." The book is formatted as a workbook/tool to help the reader assimilate, embrace, and process the core values of honor and leadership.
In the southern culture of honor, fears about the contamination of female virtue were already exacerbated by racialist hysteria and representations--which emancipation only heightened.
Domestic violence as part of a culture of honor, particularly in sexual matters, is the core topic.
In these directors' work, Laviosa locates the urgent need to articulate a culture of honor that is respectful of women's lives and dignity.
The social milieu that exists in the American South is an example of a culture of honor. In these settings, a loss of honor (i.e., a shaming experience) is extremely devaluing and the shamed individual must engage in violence to regain status in the group.
masculinity: (1) a chip-on-one's-shoulder attitude known as the culture of honor stance and (2) an exaggeration of masculine qualities known as hypermasculinity.
In the culture of honor, the prospect of violence inhered in virtually every social interaction between free men....
11, where Paul announces "No one will be put to shame." Roman culture is a culture of honor and shame.
This attack formed the view of the 1930s, and presaged the objections to the official culture of honor during the Korean and, especially, the Vietnam War.