verb (used with or without object), du·eled, du·el·ing or (especially British) du·elled, du·el·ling.
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Origin of duel
OTHER WORDS FROM dueldu·el·is·tic; especially British, du·el·lis·tic, adjectiveoutduel, verb (used with object), out·du·eled, out·du·el·ing or (especially British) out·du·elled, out·du·el·ling.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH dueldual, duel
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Example sentences from the Web for duel
What the researchers pieced together is that this seemingly harmonious partnership evolved through a duel at the cellular and genetic levels, one that left the ant eggs largely unviable on their own.How Two Became One: Origins of a Mysterious Symbiosis Found|Viviane Callier|September 9, 2020|Quanta Magazine
For example, a section in the Kentucky Constitution requires all public officials swear they have never participated in a duel.SDPD Is Punishing Speech Using a 102-Year-Old City Law|Kate Nucci|August 3, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It was a duel on a larger scale, with all the uncertainty and danger that implied.
That, then, makes this, for the third year running, duel between Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Amy Poehler.What's TV's Funniest Show? Our Emmy Awards Comedy Predictions|Kevin Fallon|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Drake has been following the case on behalf of Fahmy, who is duel Canadian-Egyptian national.Egyptian Court Hands Down Stiff Sentences for Al-Jazeera Journalists|Jesse Rosenfeld|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was less of a duel and more of a WWE-styled battle royale.Plotting Nicea III Could Be Pope Francis's Masterstroke|Candida Moss|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The protagonists Bernier and Gautier have a duel that again occupies an adrenaline-defying amount of time.The ‘GOT’ Red Viper and Mountain Duel, and a History of Medieval Trial by Combat|Steven Isaac|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He remonstrated with Adele, no use; he offered to fight a duel with the perfidious Kestrike, no use; the thief was a coward.'Madame Midas|Fergus Hume
I'll have my young lady out to stop the duel, and, God's love, she'll come alone.The Trail of the Sword, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Fancy that he fired in the air, and you've fought a duel, Giles.'Oliver Twist, Illustrated|Charles Dickens
A duel with Judge Caldwell was the consequence, in which both fell.The Memories of Fifty Years|William H. Sparks
At the age of seventeen he was wounded in a duel and sent to Paris.