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duelist

[doo-uh-list, dyoo-] /ˈdu ə lɪst, ˈdyu-/
noun
1.
a person who participates in a duel.
Also, especially British, duellist.
Also called dueler; especially British, dueller.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; duel + -ist
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Examples for duellist
  • The duellist declined and subsequently was forced to leave the regiment.

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