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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person involved in a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor

Usage examples (8)
  • Alternatively, like a dueler, cut the thoughts off completely, wham-wham, as soon as they occur.
  • I have a sawback flintlock pistol that replicates a dueler (a Traditions Trapper) in 50 caliber.
  • His analysis of bluffing as a poker strategy, as well as his research on dueling -- using statistics to determine the most opportune moment for a dueler to shoot --...
  • How bitter it was that the most guilty party, Calvin, was untouchable by shame, and therefore could not have his adultery used against him, unless Lord Ashworth was a champion... for more
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