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  • v. Present participle of duel.


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  • Would you say that sabre duelling is a good father/son sport?

    Collect Call From Coruscant

  • Greeks and Romans? were these cowards? and yet, did you ever hear of this butchery, which we call duelling, among them? "

    Amelia — Complete

  • Columbia, in which Washington is built, have all passed severe laws against the practice of duelling, which is universal; but they are no more than dead letters.

    Diary in America, Series One

  • I lived with and was educated by a good priest, one not wanting in manliness and energy, but who often deplored the system of duelling, which is as strong with us as it is here, and denounced it as a relic of barbarism, and, at any rate, never to be put in use on account of a heated quarrel over wine, but only if some deadly injury had been inflicted, and even then better left alone.

    In the Irish Brigade A Tale of War in Flanders and Spain

  • Outlined in the doorway stood Clubfoot, majestic, authoritative, wearing some kind of little skull-cap, such as duelling students wear, over a black silk handkerchief bound about his head.

    The Man with the Clubfoot

  • Why you invariably denounce Mr. Hammond when you happen to be displeased with me, I can not conjecture; but I tell you solemnly that he has never even indirectly alluded to the question of 'duelling' since I have known him.

    St. Elmo. A Novel.

  • Daring spirits among our soldiers often became very fond of this kind of duelling, in which the rebs were not a whit behind them, and two of the infantry on either side would, under cover of the bushes, aim and pop away at one another perhaps for hours, like two red Indians.


  • "You may see, if you like; but you take aim, Lord Lilburne; that would be of no use in English duelling.

    Night and Morning, Volume 5

  • In line 7 the author's message is now apparent -- his fighting spirit is undaunted and in his mind he battles as in a duel, using as his "duelling" weapon the content of his message ( "duel" content).

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol II No 4

  • What people called “house rules” were actual rules that were added into the system, such as creating a Channeling method of spellcasting or developing a homebrewed duelling subsystem.

    Why Complain About 4e? Stop the Edition Wars! « Geek Related


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    September 16, 2010