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accolade
used in Don Quixote

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Definition an award or public praise
  • As he had already told him, he said, there was no chapel in the castle, nor was it needed for what remained to be done, for, as he understood the ceremonial of the order, the whole point of being dubbed a knight lay in the accolade and in the slap on the shoulder, and that could be administered in the middle of a field; and that he had now done all that was needful as to watching the armour, for all requirements were satisfied by a watch of two hours only, while he had been more than...
    1.3-4 -- Volume 1 Chapters 3-4 (38% in)

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