from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An affair of honor; a duel.
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- n. A duel.
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- n. a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor
French : affaire, affair + de, of + honneur, honor.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French: matter of honour. (Wiktionary)