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honi soit qui mal y pense

Pronunciation: /ɒnɪ ˌswɑː kiː mal iː ˈpɒ̃s/

exclamation

Shame on him who thinks evil of it (the motto of the Order of the Garter).
Example sentences
  • The motto - ‘honi soit qui mal y pense’ - is said to derive from Edward restoring the countess of Salisbury's garter to her.

Origin

French.

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