1. [ noun ] a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor
Synonyms: affaire_d'honneur
Related terms: fight
2. [ noun ] any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups)
Related terms: struggle
3. [ verb ] fight a duel, as over one's honor or a woman

"In the 19th century, men often dueled over small matters"

Related terms: fight dueler
Similar spelling:   Duell