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duelist

[ doo-uh-list, dyoo- ]
/ ˈdu ə lɪst, ˈdyu- /
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noun

a person who participates in a duel.

Nearby words

due process, due process of law, due to, duecento, duel, duelist, duello, duende, duenna, duero, dues
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 duellist

duelist


n.

1590s, from duel + -ist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper