As applied to public offices and other positions of responsibility or trust,this term means either that the ollice or title is bestowed upon the incumbent as a markof honor or compliment, without intending to charge him with the active discharge ofthe duties of the place, or else that he is to receive no salary or other compensation inmoney, the honor conferred by the Incumbency of the office being his only reward. SeeHas- wcll v. New York, 81 N. Y. 25S. In other connections, it means attached to orgrowing out of some honor or dignity or honorable ollice. or else it imports an obligationor duty growing out of honor or trust only, as distinguished from legal accountability.
What is HONORARY?
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