Birthday-honours



plural noun
(in Britain) honorary titles conferred on the official birthday of the sovereign
Historical Examples

Bunyan Characters (Second Series) Alexander Whyte
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1 Various
Tales of Bengal S. B. Banerjea

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