affaire d'honneur


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af·faire d'hon·neur

 (ä-fâr′ dô-nœr′)
n. pl. af·faires d'honneur (ä-fâr′)
An affair of honor; a duel.

[French : affaire, affair + de, of + honneur, honor.]

affaire d'honneur

(afɛr dɔnœr)
n, pl affaires d'honneur (afɛr dɔnœr)
a duel
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.affaire d'honneur - a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honoraffaire d'honneur - a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor
fighting, combat, fight, scrap - the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
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HARRY WHITTINGTON is hoping headgear and the return to handicap company can help Affaire D'Honneur bounce back to form at Haydock Park on Saturday.
10 VINCENT O'BRIEN COUNTY HURDLE 2m1f CH4 10-1 Desoto County, 12 Blue Hell, Great Field, 14 Affaire D'Honneur, All Yours, Squouateur, Superb Story, 16 A Hare Breath, Clondaw Warrior, 18 bar.
10) and he could easily run into a place at 14/1 with BetVictor but my unoriginal two against the field are Affaire D'Honneur (7/2) and Clayton (7/1), with marginal preference for the latter representing the yard of Gary Moore who have had such a good season at the Esher track.
Whittington immediately turned his attention to this prize and with a handicap mark of 133 not quite guaranteeing a run in the County Hurdle at Cheltenham, AFFAIRE D'HONNEUR (3.
He was given plenty to do by Dan Skelton at Kempton last time, and was finishing strongly over the two mile trip behind Zulu Oscar and Affaire D'Honneur.
Flying Angel took third spot, another length-and-a-quarter away, with the unlucky-in-running Affaire D'Honneur fourth.
Flying Angel took third spot, another length and a quarter away, with the unlucky-in-running Affaire D'Honneur fourth.
Flying Angel (25-1) took third ahead of Affaire D'Honneur (8-1) while red-hot 3-1 favourite Blazer never landed a blow in ninth.
Le titre [beaucoup moins que] chaud show [beaucoup plus grand que] revient souvent en manchettes des journaux, quand ce n'est pas le belliqueux qui inspire pour sortir les fameux [beaucoup moins que] Duel explosif [beaucoup plus grand que], [beaucoup moins que] La Bataille d'Alger [beaucoup plus grand que], [beaucoup moins que] Vaincre ou mourir [beaucoup plus grand que], [beaucoup moins que] Une affaire d'honneur [beaucoup plus grand que], [beaucoup moins que] Guerre fratricide [beaucoup plus grand que]- Des decors de frayeur, meme si en fin de nombre de derbies, le deplorable est signale sur les memes pages qui ont fait chauffer et epice, la veille, le choc.
Her liaison with the actress Emma Rouer ended in a duel alleged to be the inspiration for Emile Bayard's 1884 painting "Une affaire d'honneur.
25 Haydock Sporting (50:30:20:10) 14-17 Two Taffs, 9-12 Unowhatimeanharry, Caid Du Berlais, Yala Enki, Westren Warrior, 7-9 Point The Way, 6-8 Affaire D'Honneur, 5-7 Ballybolley, Kruzhlinin, Theos Charm, Western Cape, 4-6 Rathpatrick, 3-5 Matorico, 1-3 Thomas Crapper, Donnas Diamond.
Affaire D'Honneur is set to head into next season with his novice status intact after Harry Whittington stated his intention to give his high-class hurdler a well-earned break.