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HIS HONOR. A title given by the constitution of Massachusetts to the lieutenant governor of that commonwealth. Const. part 2, c. 2, s. 2, art. 1. It, is also customarily given to some inferior magistrates, as the mayor of a city.

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The monks lived due south of us, my dear, hundreds of years afore his honor the admiral was born or thought of, and a fine time of it they had, as I've heard.
Flags all over the country should be flying at half-staff this week in his honor and memory.
Rather than demanding vengeance from this challenge to his honor, the fifth earl immediately forbade his tenants and friends from attempting reprisals.