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single combat

noun
1.
combat between two persons.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10
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Examples for single combat
  • The early samurai leaders idealized single combat, preferably fought on horseback with a bow and arrow.
  • At length both hosts agreed that the brothers should decide their quarrel by single combat.
  • He prevailed, miraculously, without the loss of a single combat casualty.

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