The protagonists Bernier and Gautier have a duel that again occupies an adrenaline-defying amount of time.
I would only wonder later if their duel might not be homicide but rather mutually agreed to suicide.
And in the Issa-Holder duel, public opinion should and will ultimately decide the matter.
It is also pretty clear that in a duel he would shoot you in the back as you were still counting off paces.
Thankfully, Monteith's duel with Mr. Schuester provided a perfect opportunity for such a medley.
You have been fighting a duel, I suppose, to be in such a state?
We not only have no right to endanger another's life by a duel, but we have no right to endanger our own.
In a duel with Aias the spear of Hector pierced the bronze and six layers of hide on his shield, but stuck in the seventh.
I remember that during the night preceding the duel I did not sleep a single moment.
This was nothing less than to fight a duel for him, with a gentleman whose sister it was pretended he had used ill.
1590s (from late 13c. in Latin form), from Medieval Latin duellum "combat between two persons," by association with Latin duo "two," but originally from Latin duellum "war," an Old Latin form of bellum (see bellicose). Retained in poetic and archaic language and apparently given a special meaning in Medieval or Late Latin of "one-on-one combat" on fancied connection with duo "two."
1640s, see duel (n.). Related: Dueled; dueling; duelling.