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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TIME HONORED

Miss Suffy's window overlooked a time honored graveyard, where gray slabs were tottering.

This was in accordance with time honored custom which called for an 77 "announcer of the festival."

He was regarded as one of the purest and most high-minded youths who had at that time honored the college and been honored by it.

The natives have a time honored custom of crowning their friends at leave-taking with “Lais” (lays).

All ceremonies will be conducted in an orderly manner, in keeping with the time honored traditions of the Naval Service.

Humanity insists that these time honored institutions be treated with due respect.

We all remember the time honored expedient of tying a string around a finger when a certain thing is to be remembered.

Time honored tradition had said: "Life can exist only where there is oxygen, water and warmth."

For the winter the town went back to its time honored sport of sledding, "coasting" it is termed nowadays.

No, but I suppose it has something to do with the time honored saying, 'be virtuous,' and so forth.

WORD ORIGIN

also time-honoured, 1590s; from time (n.) + past tense of honor (v.).