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  • n. Plural form of duellist.

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Examples

  • All I know about him is, that after he had lost his bet of a hundred guineas, as a pig-driver, by his knight-errantry in rescuing the female duellists from a mob, he wrote a very charming copy of verses upon the occasion; and that he was so much provoked by the stupidity of some of his brother officers who could not understand the verses, that he took a disgust to the army, and sold his commission.

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  • Some top duellists get paid to do jobs for others.

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  • The duellists decide against trying the Kid's resolve, but onlooker Scruff Mackenzie asks, "But would you, supposing they had fought?"

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  • A motley crew of wastrels, pikemen, surgeons, bowmen, duellists, and others, all who had been arrested for some supposed crime or other.

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  • Maybe not, Church speculated, but there was some elegant block and counter-blocking going on, like duellists fencing with complicated electrical circuits.

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  • Wind-ups: The best ones are those that keep on going; between two “duellists” of equal cunning.

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  • After 9/11, average American citizens shouldn't feel as if they must become traveling duellists or citizen bounty-hunters so that proper justice can be meted out to extremist leaders who murdered 3000 of our own.

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  • Edmond La Grange had secured a four-wheeled coach and pair with a driver who had no scruples in the matter of aiding and abetting duellists.

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  • I believe few successful duellists (if the word successful can be applied to a superiority so fatal) have beheld their dead antagonist stretched on the earth at their feet, without wishing they could redeem with their own blood that which it has been their fate to spill.

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  • These photos make it appear to be some kind of egg-chamber for the Queen VW to stash her larvae in before they hatch into marauding auo-duellists.

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