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Definition of Honorifically
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Literary usage of Honorifically
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1. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"I notice in Coorg two instances of tarn used honorifically, which are not in Tamil—viz., ... honorifically ..."
2. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"... father; from tarn, used honorifically, and appan, father. This word b sometimes pronounced by Brahmans in the ancient manner, ..."
3. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1898)
"... the suggested evolution of the god-eating sacraments of lower religions from the cannibal practice of honorifically eating one's dead relations; ..."
4. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1902)
"... a philosopher approved and honorifically welcomed; a stranger only amongst churls and savages; the awakener of nodding spirits, the queller of insolent ..."
5. Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society by Hakluyt Society (1888)
"... the Night with an Entertainment to all the principall English inhabitants." 1 A word used in Western India honorifically for a native writer ; Sanskrit, ..."
6. History of the World War by Frank Herbert Simonds (1920)
"Beaten there, even he will not long hope to hold the relatively insignificant although honorifically named lines behind. In truth, despite its magnificence, ..."
7. Modern Studies by Oliver Elton (1907)
"... known in the chief academies of Europe ; a philosopher approved and honorifically welcomed ; a stranger only amongst churls and savages ; the awakener ..."