act of honor

: an acceptance or payment for honor of a protested bill of exchange
also : the instrument reciting such protest and acceptance or payment

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1923, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of act of honor was circa 1923

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“Act of honor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/act%20of%20honor. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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