Campfight
Campfight Camp"fight`, n. [Cf. {Camp}, n., 6.] (O. Eng. Law.) A duel; the decision of a case by a duel. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • campfight — In old English law, the fighting of two champions or combatants in the field; the judicial combat, or duellum …   Black's law dictionary

  • campfight — In old English law, the fighting of two champions or combatants in the field; the judicial combat, or duellum …   Black's law dictionary

  • campfight — A duel; a battle …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • campfight — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: probably translation of Medieval Latin pugna campi : trial by fighting; especially : the decision of a case by duel …   Useful english dictionary

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