fountain of honor

variants: or fountain of justice

Definition of fountain of honor

: the British crown conceived as the source of all justice, honors, dignities, titles, peerages, and privileges arms and honors have always proceeded from the sovereign as the fountain of honor— L. G. Pine

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“Fountain of honor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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