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Scout's honour

Definition of Scout's honour in English:

1The oath taken by a Scout.
1.1 informal Used to indicate that one has the honourable standards associated with Scouts, and so will stand by a promise or tell the truth: ‘Did you mention about a job for Leslie to him?’ Veronica asked. ‘Not yet, but I will, Scout’s honour,’ Jimmy assured her
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  • ‘Okay, I won't do anything irrational,’ I said as I lifted up my hands, put up my first two fingers and folded the rest back,‘Scout's honour.’
  • I'll be there tomorrow night, Scout's honor!
  • He'll watch his mouth next time, Scout's honor.
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