from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. honorable (title)
- abbr. honorary
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An abbreviation of honorable, used as a title.
- An abbreviation of honorary.
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She captured a truth this weekend when she called the Hon.
Through successive bequests, the Church and land became the property of Captain Hon.
The third declared that this meeting of non-partisan citizens, anxious to continue to the city the unexampled prosperity it had enjoyed for the past two years, hereby placed in nomination for a second term the Hon.
I have seen the sergeant-at-arms of the United States Senate referred to as Hon. in the records of that body.
But it is questionable whether this application has any actual legal standing, save perhaps in the case of certain judges, who are referred to as the Hon. in their own court records.
And I expect I put considerable flourish into the business when I announces him to Dowd, omittin 'careful to call the Hon.
Member who three times unsuccessfully calls another Hon.
How it would tickle me to hear my niece calling the Hon.
THE Author of this little Work cannot, in the anxious moment of committing it to its fate, refuse herself the indulgence of expressing some portion of the gratitude with which she is filled, by the highly favourable reception given to her TWO former attempts in this species of composition; nor forbear pouring forth her thanks to the many Friends whose kind zeal has forwarded the present undertaking: from amongst whom she knows not how to resist selecting and gratifying herself by naming the Hon.
Why don't you stand by your tag "Hon." and do exactly that.
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