point of honor

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point of honor

n. pl. points of honor
A matter that affects one's honor or reputation.

point′ of hon′or


n.
an issue that affects one's honor.
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Noun1.point of honor - a concern that seriously reflects on your honor
concern - something that interests you because it is important or affects you; "the safety of the ship is the captain's concern"
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There is no reason to suppose that Brooke ever truly attempted to bring Camden's misrepresentations before the earl marshal, whose court had the power of imposing reparations in points of honor.
Muir follows the tale through Savorgnan's treason, deposition, flight and murder, and then traces the blood feud through its eclipse, revival, and guttering end as it dwindles into raucous pamphleteering over points of honor and then, finally, in mid-century, lapses into brokered peace.