field of honour


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field of honour

n
(Military) the place or scene of a battle or duel, esp of jousting tournaments in medieval times
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Here he continued peacefully to wander amid the academic bowers, until the blast of war rung in his ears, and called him to the field of honour.
Speaking to Khaleej Times, Taymor said: "Despite the pain, the grief and sadness of his loss I'm proud of him, that he died in the field of honour.
With Daniel were Charlesworths' Lynne Tailford and Steven Bottomley, manager of Ladbrokes in Buxton Way, which gave a PS25 each-way bet on Field of Honour running in the Royal Hunt Cup at Ascot.
In addition to laying a wreath at the National Military Cemetery in Ottawa, they toured a field of honour with retired brigadier-general David Kettle, pictured here walking with Sir Timothy behind Princess Anne.
The equerry seemed to be waiting for something and presently leaned forward to murmur, 'You ride round the field of honour, my lord.
They fell on the field of honour at Konna," it said.