Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: ['ækəl,eɪd]
meaning of the word
award, accolade, honor, honour, laurels
a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
King Mark assented with reluctance; Tristram received the accolade, which conferred knighthood upon him, and the place and time were assigned for the encounter.
'Becky,' he continued, lingering over the word, thinking of the privilege of its use as an accolade conferred by her, 'you need not speak when I have finished; I'll go away then.'