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Noun: duel  d(y)oo-ul
  1. A prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honour
    - affaire d'honneur
     
  2. Any struggle between two skilful opponents (individuals or groups)
Verb: duel (duelled,duelling, or [US] dueled,dueling)  d(y)oo-ul
  1. Fight a duel, as over one's honour or a woman
    "In the 19th century, men often dueled over small matters"

Sounds like: dua

Derived forms: duels, duelling, dueled, dueling, duelled

Type of: battle, combat, contend, fight, fighting, scrap, struggle

Encyclopedia: Duel, Michigan