Definition of Duels

1. Noun. (plural of duel) ¹



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Definition of Duels

1. duel [v] - See also: duel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duels

dueler
duelers
dueling
duelist
duelists
duelled
dueller
duellers
duelli
duelling
duellings
duellist
duellists
duello
duellos
duels (current term)
duelsome
duende
duendes
dueness
duenesses
duenna
duennas
duennaship
duennaships
dues
duet
dueted
dueting
duetlike

Literary usage of Duels

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1. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1901)
"Discours sur les duels. Par le Sieur de Brantome. Avec preface par Henri de Pene. Paris, 1887. OF all the volumes that have come down to us in the familiar ..."

2. Personal Sketches of His Own Times by Jonah Barrington (1827)
"Frequency of election-duels—Ludicrous affair between Frank Skelton and an exciseman—Frank shoots the exciseman and runs away—His ..."

3. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of Ireland by James Roderick O'Flanagan (1870)
"duels between lawyers. with warding it off. I will not enter into a conflict in which victory can gain no honour. The right honourable gentleman should have ..."

4. Military and Religious Life in the Middle Ages and at the Period of the by P. L. Jacob (1874)
"duels AND TOURNAMENTS. Origin of Chivalry.—Its different Characteristics. ... The Church forbids duels.—Tournaments invented by the Sire de Preuilly in the ..."

5. The History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian People by William Sewel (1844)
"JOHN PAGE, Mayor} By this may be seen under what frivolous pretences those called Quakers were imprisoned, viz. because of an ordinance made against duels, ..."

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