duelist

[doo-uh-list, dyoo-]
noun
a person who participates in a duel.
Also, especially British, duellist.
Also called dueler;, especially British, dueller.


Origin:
1585–95; duel + -ist

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The fallen duelist was removed where medical aid could be rendered aud he died.
On reading the letter the imperial duelist laughed heartily.
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