acceptor for honor

variants: or acceptor supra protest

Definition of acceptor for honor

: 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

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First Known Use of acceptor for honor

1813, in the meaning defined above

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“Acceptor for honor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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