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 for Devoir
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Devoir \De*voir"\, n. [F., fr. L. debere to owe. See Due.]
     Duty; service owed; hence, due act of civility or respect; --
     now usually in the plural; as, they paid their devoirs to the
     ladies. "Do now your devoid, young knights!" --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: formal expression of respect

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  DEVOIR. Duty. It is used in the statute of 2 Ric. II., c. 3, in the sense of 
  duties or customs. 

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