duelist

[doo-uh-list, dyoo-]
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Also especially British, du·el·list.

Origin of duelist

First recorded in 1585–95; duel + -ist
Also called du·el·er; especially British, du·el·ler.
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Word Origin and History for duelist
n.

1590s, from duel + -ist.

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