accolade

[ ak-uh-leyd, -lahd; ak-uh-leyd, -lahd ]SEE DEFINITION OF accolade

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACCOLADE

Her hand has touched them—it is an accolade—they are noble, now.

Thus he won the accolade of his peers as a worthy horse-man of the hills.

Marjory, do you remember when you sat on the throne in the cave, and gave me the accolade?

He gives the accolade to our commander, and through him, to us all.

I attended a special Council at Windsor to receive the "accolade."

But after all, who could resist the accolade he had received?

His shoulder was tingling from the accolade bestowed by royalty.

The Sword of '76 would have refused the accolade; but that of '63 is of a milder temper.

And all this meant that Curly had won his spurs, that he was receiving the puncher's accolade.

Philip himself had not received the accolade until he was twenty-five.

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