Definition of Affaire d'honneur

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

Exact synonyms: Duel
Generic synonyms: Combat, Fight, Fighting, Scrap
Derivative terms: Duel, Duelist, Duellist



Definition of Affaire d'honneur

1. Noun. A duel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Affaire d'honneur

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1. Reminiscences of Henry Angelo: With Memoirs of His Late Father and Friends by Henry Angelo (1830)
"So much for my affaire d'honneur with a man who for years had been my enemy, and whom I had always avoided. A few days after, my friend, John Bannister, ..."

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