duelist

[ doo-uh-list, dyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF duelist
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The duelist may have many motives, but “honor” cannot be one of them!

The man he'd just met, Andrew Jackson, was well known as a duelist.

Van Loo paled slightly; he knew Jack's reputation as a duelist.

The Colonel was impressed; he had a duelist's respect for punctuality.

When duelist was a hero, and it was an honor to have 'killed your man.'

The Sov duelist was back a good six feet, and laughing openly.

At that moment, Frank seemed like the duelist and Marline like the novice.

He stared at Dulaq as the duelist backed away a few steps, then turned and walked quickly from the place.

The hunchback got on his feet, in position like a duelist, his hard, bitter face turned slantwise toward my father.

The hunchback seemed to advance like a duelist who parries the first thrust of his opponent.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from duel + -ist.

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