Amende honorable

Amende honorable, originally a mode of punishment in France which required the offender, stripped to his shirt, and led into court with a rope round his neck held by the public executioner, to beg pardon on his knees of his God, his king, and his country; now used to denote a satisfactory apology or reparation.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Amelia * Amerbach, Johann
Ambergris
Amberley, Lord
Ambleside
Amblyopsis
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Amboise, George de, Cardinal
Amboyna
Am`brose, St.
Ambro`sia
Amelia
Amende honorable
Amerbach, Johann
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America, Russian
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