duel
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin duellum, from Old Latin, war Date: 15th century 1. a combat between two persons; specifically a formal combat with weapons fought between two persons in the presence of witnesses 2. a conflict between antagonistic persons, ideas, or forces; also a hard-fought contest between two opponents II. verb (dueled or duelled; dueling or duelling) Date: circa 1645 intransitive verb to fight a duel transitive verb to encounter (an opponent) in a duel • dueler or dueller nounduelist or duellist noun

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