acceptor for honor

variants or acceptor supra protest
: one who accepts a protested bill of exchange on which he or she is not already liable for the honor of some party to the bill, the acceptor being liable to the holder and all parties subsequent to the one for whose honor he or she accepts

Word History

First Known Use

1813, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of acceptor for honor was in 1813

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“Acceptor for honor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acceptor%20for%20honor. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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