field of honor

noun phrase

: a place where a duel is fought

Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of field of honor was in 1611

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“Field of honor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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