Definitions

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  • noun 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.

    Belinda

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

    Archive 2010-01-01

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

    Archive 2010-02-01

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

    Archive 2010-01-01

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

    Wild Dreams of Reality, 5

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

    “. . .confusion to the Mounted Police!”

  • 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.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • 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.

    Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man’s Smile

  • 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.

    Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man’s Smile

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

    You Are Nothing Without Your Robot. Nothing. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

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