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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Lambourn James Burn Affaire D'Honneur 2.00 Musselburgh, nap Ultimately disappointing last season, but trainer Harry Whittington's runners are in much better form now and this six-year-old - highly regarded at one time - looks nicely handicapped off 121.
Harry Whittington's AFFAIRE D'HONNEUR (2.0) is the call in a trappy novice chase.
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.
2.10 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.
I DON'T know if trainer Harry Whittington has a cat, but I bet he'd be aiming a kick at it after AFFAIRE D'HONNEUR'S run at Newbury last month.
After three promising starts in France, Affaire D'Honneur made his English debut at Kempton where he failed to land a gamble, staying on into second, a length behind Harry Fry's Zulu Oscar.Clearly there's motoring on him from three out and the five-year-old son of Shiroccopowered home into fourth 13l off Nick Williams-trained Agrapart.Whittington immediately turned his attention to this prize and with a handicap mark of 133 not quite guaranteeing a run in the County Hurdle I DON'T know if trainer Harry Whittington has a cat, but I bet he'd be aiming a kick at it after AFFAIRE D'HONNEUR'S run at Newbury last month.
Dan The Skeltons have Knockgraffon in the Imperial Cup (3.10) 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.
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.
Flying Angel took third spot, another length and a quarter away, with the unlucky-in-running Affaire D'Honneur fourth.
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." D'Estoc's name also came up in connection with the bomb attack at the Restaurant Foyot in Paris in 1894.