Court of honor

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Court of honor a court or tribunal to investigate and decide questions relating to points of honor; as a court of chivalry, or a military court to investigate acts or omissions which are unofficerlike or ungentlemanly in their nature.
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Usage

In literature:

Afterward Mozart was presented to the whole court of Munich, and received their thanks for the great honor he had done them.
"Historic Boyhoods" by Rupert Sargent Holland
Both King and Queen are full of gratitude, and Carlo soon finds himself at court and loaded with honors.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
A few of her maids of honor and Lady Beata, Chief Lady of her Court, had gone with her.
"The Royal Pawn of Venice" by Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull
She came in great splendor, with her retinue, her court, and her ladies of honor.
"Louis XIV., Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
His Honor the President of the Court and Madame Bunerat.
"Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe" by Eugène Brieux
Democedes remained for some time in the court of Polycrates, where he was raised to the highest distinction, and loaded with many honors.
"Darius the Great" by Jacob Abbott
Back of them came the ladies of the court, maids of honor, and the gentlemen.
"In Doublet and Hose" by Lucy Foster Madison
Embassadors came from all the important courts of the Continent to do honor to the occasion.
"Mary Queen of Scots, Makers of History" by Jacob Abbott
When the National Court of Honor has passed upon the application, the proper medal will be awarded.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
The lawyers assumed that her aunt would be appointed by the probate court to the empty honor of guardianship.
"Clark's Field" by Robert Herrick
At the next session of the Honorable Circuit Court of the United States in and for the first District, his Honor the Hon.
"The Trial of Theodore Parker" by Theodore Parker
He entered Barcelona to be presented at court with every circumstance of honor and triumph.
"The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West" by Robert E. Anderson
The nobles and princes of the proudest courts vie with each other for the honor of her hand.
"Josephine" by John S. C. Abbott
Your father must cite me before a court of honor, if he be an honorable knight.
"Tales from the German. Volume II." by Carl Franz van der Velde
I was present at the great festivities in honor of the sons of Louis Philippe, who were visiting our Court.
"Waldfried" by Berthold Auerbach
However deep this stain may be considered, one must remember that the standard of honor at the court of Louis XIV.
"Women of Modern France (Illustrated)" by Hugo Paul Thieme (1870-1940)
And they of the court of King Pelles were very glad that so famous a knight had come thither, wherefore they paid him great honor.
"The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions" by Howard Pyle
He was compelled to decline the epic honor having been recently appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
It was known far and wide as the place of honor, the location where Zeno Stantopoulos held court.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
Why did you summon a court of honor?
"Morituri: Three One-Act Plays" by Hermann Sudermann
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In news:

Court of Appeals No 11CA1825 Logan County District Court No 10CV61 Honorable Douglas R Vannoy, Judge.
Court of Appeals No 09CA0593 Jefferson County District Court No 07CR697 Honorable Margie L Enquist, Judge.
AP File Former Kentucky basketball player Melvin Turpin walks off the court with Joe B Hall after 100 former lettermen were honored during halftime of a game against Mississippi State at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky.
Boy Scout Troop 713 honored Canyon Crest Academy senior Max Voce at his Court of Honor in Del Mar on June 17.
The American legal system is built upon a concept entitled 'stare decisis' – the obligation of our courts to honor the precedents and decisions of the past.
Court of Appeals No 11CA1657 (click her for full opinion) Grand County District Court No 09CV133 Honorable Mary C Hoak, Judge.
The Michigan Senate has honored a mid-Michigan girl named to her high school homecoming court as part of an apparent prank.
Court of Appeals Nos 11CA1852 & 11CA2003 City and County of Denver District Court No 11CV3583 Honorable Catherine A Lemon, Judge.
On Saturday, the late teacher and coach will be honored with the naming of the Red Wade Court at B.
A longtime 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals judge from North Dakota has been honored with a humanitarian achievement award.
Orange County Judge Carl Thibodeaux was surprised with a cookie cake in honor of his birthday after Monday's Commissioners Court meeting.
FARMINGTON — In its 14 years, the San Juan Court Appointed Special Advocate program has honored many of its hard-working, committed volunteers.
The Honorable Patrick W Kelley of the 7th Judicial Circuit Court of Sangamon County ruled in favor of the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) at a hearing in Springfield, Illinois on November 13.
The Supreme Court, in its 8-1 decision in favor of students' rights, is correct that school officials' strip-search of 13-year-old Arizona honor student Savana Redding violated her constitutional rights.
Court of Appeals No 11CA1448 La Plata County District Court No 09JV19 Honorable David L Dickinson, Judge.
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