Definitions

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  • n. a person who fights a duel

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who engages in a duel.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A combatant in single fight; a duelist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who fights duels

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Examples

  • His analysis of bluffing as a poker strategy, as well as his research on dueling -- using statistics to determine the most opportune moment for a dueler to shoot -- helped establish him as an expert in game theory.

    David H. Blackwell dies at 91; pioneering statistician at Howard and Berkeley

  • I have a sawback flintlock pistol that replicates a dueler (a Traditions Trapper) in 50 caliber.

    Transmitting History

  • I'ma smack u in the head and make u into a dueler. with my sig-sauer I'll make u look like Dennis Meuller.

    To Shoot, Perchance to Dream

  • And Jackson, the great dueler, who wouldn ` t take any insult -- he was Jackson ` s protege, and everyone said that Jackson would be critical of him because he took those insults, but on the contrary, Jackson said he admired his pacific attitude and courage in accepting leadership and not responding, as many did in that day.

    James K. Polk

  • Prof. APPLEBY: Andrew Jackson was -- was known as a dueler.

    Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans

  • How bitter it was that the most guilty party, Calvin, was untouchable by shame, and therefore could not have his adultery used against him, unless Lord Ashworth was a champion dueler (and even then, Margaret suspected that in a duel with Calvin, Lord Ashworth would find that his pistol would not fire and his sword would break right off).

    Heartfire

  • Alternatively, like a dueler, cut the thoughts off completely, wham-wham, as soon as they occur.

    The Gelug-Kagyu Tradition of Mahamudra ��� A Root Text for the Precious Gelug-Kagyu Tradition of Mahamudra

  • Here Michael is introduced to Father Lucas Hopkins, a devil-dueler with a charismatic but distracted air - he stops in the middle of one exorcism to take a cell-phone call.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's is the story of Yusei whose best friend Jack betrays him, steals his duel-runner and best card, then heads off to New Domino City where he promptly becomes the champion card dueler!

    Anime Nano!

  • 1756 – Aaron Burr, Newark NJ, (D-R), 3rd US VP (1801-05), dueler

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Famous Birthday Today

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