honda

noun
hon·​da | \ ˈhändə \
variants: or less commonly hondo \ -​n(ˌ)dō \
plural -s

Definition of honda

: a metal, knotted, or spliced eye at one end of a lariat through which the other end is passed to form a running noose or lasso

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First Known Use of honda

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for honda

Spanish honda sling, from Latin funda, perhaps from Greek sphendonē

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“Honda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honda. Accessed 23 Apr. 2021.

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