duel

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To engage in a duel
A struggle between two contending persons, groups or ideas
Combat between two persons, often over a matter of honor
{n} a fight between two persons, a contest
{v} to fight a single combat, attack singly, fight
Combat between two persons, primarily over a matter of personal honor
To duel means to fight a duel or be involved in a conflict. We duelled for two years and Peterson made the most of it, playing us off against each other. two silver French duelling pistols. duelled duelling dueled dueling to fight a duel. Formal combat with weapons fought between two persons in the presence of witnesses. Intended to settle a quarrel or point of honour, it represented an alternative to the usual process of justice. The judicial duel, or trial by battle, is reported in ancient sources and was prevalent in medieval Europe. A judge could order two parties to meet in a duel to settle a matter. It was believed that through such an appeal to the "judgment of God" the righteous would emerge victorious; the loser, if still alive, was dealt with according to the (Hukuk) Duels of honour were private encounters over real or imagined slights or insults. Eventually fought with pistols, duels were frequent in France and Germany in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and they were legal or encouraged by the fascist regimes in Italy and Germany. By the late 20th century they were prohibited; the last duel recorded in France occurred in 1967. The most famous duel in the U.S. was that between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr (1804). See also ordeal
any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups)
To fight in single combat
duel duels duelling duelled in AM, use dueling, dueled1. A duel is a formal fight between two people in which they use guns or swords in order to settle a quarrel. He had killed a man in a duel
fight a duel, as over one's honor or a woman; "In the 19th century, men often dueled over small matters"
fight between two, as in: Microsoft and Netscape are in a duel for browser dominance
{f} fight a duel, engage in formal combat with another person
a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor
It usually arises from an injury done or an affront given by one to the other
1 sword; verbal fight with another person 2 internal fight between tow sides of oneself 3 self criticism or self-condemnation
a/ A formal fight between two persons Private, pre-arranged and fought with deadly weapons, with the intent to wound or kill The purpose to settle a point of honour, a difference, or personal quarrel Governed often by strict rules of etiquette and honour b/ A trial by battle; judicial single combat
A combat between two persons, fought with deadly weapons, by agreement
any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups) a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor fight a duel, as over one's honor or a woman; "In the 19th century, men often dueled over small matters
{i} formal combat between two persons
duel of giants
conflict between two combatants large in stature or reputation
dueller
{n} one who fights a duel
dueling
Also adj
dueling
The act or practice of fighting in single combat
duelist
a person who fights duels
duelist
{i} one who fights a duel, one who engages in formal combat with another person
duelist
a person who fights a duel
duelist
One who fights in single combat
dueller
{i} one who fights a duel, one who engages in formal combat with another person
duelling
UK, present participle of duel
duelling
{i} formal combat between two persons
duels
plural of duel
duel