What is duel?

  • (noun): A prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor.
    Synonyms: affaire d'honneur
    See also — Additional definitions below


A duel generally signifies an arranged engagement in combat between two individuals, with matched weapons in accordance with agreed-upon rules.

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1977 The Duellists, itself adapted from Joseph Conrad's 1908 short story "The Duel" ... characters becoming friends after fighting a duel, the preparations for which are shown in great detail ... The climactic duel in 1952's Scaramouche is reputed to be the longest in cinema at over six minutes ...
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... Qiánhòu Jyutping Kyut3-zin3 Cin4-hau6 literally "Before and After the Duel") Ximen Chuixue and Ye Gucheng, the best swordsmen in the jianghu, arrange for a duel at the highest rooftop of the Forbidden City ... a current topic of interest as many martial artists gather in the capital to watch the duel and wager among themselves on the eventual outcome ... Before the duel, however, Ximen disappears mysteriously and Ye is wounded ...
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... List of season 5 episodes List of The Office episodes "The Duel" is the twelfth episode of the fifth season of the American comedy television series The ... "The Duel" was seen as a defining episode for Andy Bernard, who is portrayed in a more sympathetic way than he has been seen in previous episodes ... bits of dialogue were improvised, especially during the duel scene between Andy and Dwight ...

More definitions of "duel":

  • (verb): Fight a duel, as over one's honor or a woman.
    Example: "In the 19th century, men often dueled over small matters"
  • (noun): Any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups).

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