Associations to the word «Duel»


DUEL, noun. Arranged, regular combat between two private persons, often over a matter of honor.
DUEL, noun. Historically, the wager of battle  (judicial combat)
DUEL, noun. Any struggle between two contending persons, groups or ideas.
DUEL, verb. To engage in a battle.

Dictionary definition

DUEL, noun. A prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor.
DUEL, noun. Any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups).
DUEL, verb. Fight a duel, as over one's honor or a woman; "In the 19th century, men often dueled over small matters".

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