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
How to use duel in a sentence
Dempsey had such a love-hate duel with manager Earl Weaver that, during a dugout argument, they once threw pieces of catching equipment at each other.Nothing can spoil the first day of spring training. (Though covid sure is giving it a shot.)|Thomas M. Boswell|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
We dismiss the notion that the duel between Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes will in any way decide the GOAT debate.
Brady will be on the other side, in his new Tampa Bay Buccaneers uniform, ready for another epic quarterback duel one week after defeating Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.Aaron Rodgers, entering a showdown with Tom Brady, has gone from chippy to chill|Jerry Brewer|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
That will be a playoff duel between Brees and Tom Brady, the six-time Super Bowl winner for the New England Patriots now in his first season with the Buccaneers.Saints advance to set up a Drew Brees-Tom Brady showdown in second round|Mark Maske|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
It was an honor society, where leading politicians responded to slights by fighting fatal duels.We teach students how to understand the U.S., not to love it — or hate it|Daniel Immerwahr|December 23, 2020|Washington Post
The English public walked straight into the trap, although they abhor nothing on earth more than the duelling system.The Autobiography of a Play|Bronson Howard
My landlord had a great penchant, like other Frenchmen of that day, for conversing on the subject of duelling.
And now we will leave them both for awhile, and make a few remarks upon duelling.Newton Forster|Captain Frederick Marryat
For you must know that the spring is the duelling time, when all the birds go to battle.Wood Magic|Richard Jefferies
But duelling was a peculiar Southern institution; most Southern people settled their difficulties with pistols.Beacon Lights of History, Volume XII|John Lord