EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DUET
He had decidedly the best of the duet, and the door was suffering every second.
Two girls played a duet on a piano and played it rather badly.
The duet between the rose and the daisy was magnificently sung.
"And here we are now," said Freddie, putting an end to this duet.
If you like that kind of music, you should hear their duet about breakfast time.
It is fatal if, in a duet, one breathes fire and the other frost.
We were to have played a duet together—three duets, I believe.
There are moments when a duet is gaol, a trio comparative liberty.
The itinerant trio, having become a duet, gave up work for that day.
There had been some singing, and Lieutenant Leigh had gone off in the middle of a duet.
1740, from French duet, from Italian duetto "short musical composition for two voices," diminutive of duo "two" (see two). As a verb, from 1822. The Italian form of the noun was used in English from c.1724.