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Noun: debt of honour
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: debt of honor)
  1. An obligation, especially a gambling debt based on a verbal promise, which is not legally enforceable but which is considered to be secured by the debtor's moral integrity.
    "I have to get him the money - it's a debt of honour.";
    - debt of honor [US]

Derived forms: debts of honour

Type of: debt