Definition of Dueling

1. n. The act or practice of fighting in single combat. Also adj.



Definition of Dueling

1. Verb. (present participle of duel) ¹

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Definition of Dueling

1. duel [v] - See also: duel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dueling

due process of law
due south
due to
due to(p)
due west
duebill
duebills
duecento
duecentos
dued
dueful
duel
dueled
dueler
duelers
dueling (current term)
duelist
duelists
duelled
dueller
duellers
duelli
duelling
duellings
duellist
duellists
duello
duellos
duels
duelsome

Literary usage of Dueling

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1. Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the Political by John Joseph Lalor (1883)
"Edicts against dueling appeared also in 1643; May 11, 1644; March 13, 1646; ... The rage for dueling, calmed for an instant, broke out again with renewed ..."

2. The Works of Henry Clay by Henry Clay (1863)
"CLAY OK dueling. " ASHLAND, August 1, 1844 "GENTLEMEN : I duly received your letter of the 15th instant, on the subject of dueling, and I appreciate fully ..."

3. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"evidently taking that view of the subject, and yielding to the then prevalent opinion on the subject of dueling, Cohen sent King a challenge. ..."

4. A Treatise on Criminal Law and Procedure by Thomas Welburn Hughes (1919)
"CHAPTER XLV dueling AND PRIZE FIGHTING. Section Section 665. dueling. 667. ... dueling.—dueling is the fighting of two persons against each other, ..."

5. Eclectic Moral Philosophy: Prepared for Literary Institutions and General Use by James Robert Boyd (1846)
"dueling. 694. It may easily be shown that dueling is a flagrant breach of the Sixth ... dueling, as a punishment, is absurd: because it is an equal chance, ..."

6. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"His address to the Star Chamber on dueling was delivered in the proceedings against Mr. ... SPEECH AGAINST dueling MY LORDS, I thought it fit for my place, ..."

7. The Establishment of State Government in California 1846-1850 by Cardinal Goodwin (1914)
"... effectual and the section prohibiting lotteries was adopted.3 dueling The second section of the article on miscellaneous provisions deprived of suffrage ..."

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