duellist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n duellist a person who fights duels
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Usage

In literature:

And thus, like two duellists, they stood fatally eyeing each other!
"Cruel As The Grave" by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
Notwithstanding this, every eye was riveted on the duellists.
"Under the Rebel's Reign" by Charles Neufeld
The most inveterate duellists of the present day are the students in the Universities of Germany.
"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" by Charles Mackay
The patriot nobly sacrifices himself for the good of others; the duellist wantonly sacrifices others to himself.
"An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans" by Lydia Maria Child
But in Berlin the German student of tradition, the beer person, the duellist, the rollicking lad with his big dog, is lost.
"Home Life in Germany" by Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick
We are fascinated by a noted duellist who has killed his score of men.
"A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties" by Charles Major
Royale, let us set ourselves to part these duellists.
"The O'Ruddy" by Stephen Crane
It has come to this: France and Germany are like two duellists, face to face, sword in hand.
"The Destroyer" by Burton Egbert Stevenson
He comes from the land of duellists.
"Against Odds" by Lawrence L. Lynch
He was unluckily a duellist almost by profession, and thus as dangerous to associate with as a mad bull.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 364, February 1846" by Various
The man was a noted duellist, and was known to be a dead shot.
"Through Russian Snows" by G. A Henty
Jackson the duellist must give place to Jackson the soldier.
"Andrew Jackson" by William Garrott Brown
The duellists were standing at their marked lines, the seconds at a little distance alongside of them.
"'Jena' or 'Sedan'?" by Franz Beyerlein
Thane's forged Onzarian passport was stamped "duellist priority" and that was that.
"Evil Out of Onzar" by Mark Ganes
How could that be the celebrated duellist, the guardian pirate!
"Eleven Possible Cases" by Frank R. Stockton
I made him a profligate, a duellist, and a seducer.
"Gerald Fitzgerald The Chevalier" by Charles James Lever
Now he is the duellist, and I am the second.
"Black Diamonds" by Mór Jókai
In early life challenged Joseph Howe to a duel, but neither of the duellists injured.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
He was also a noted duellist and a lifelong gambler.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
The two women looked at one another for the space of a second, like duellists about to cross swords.
"A Bed of Roses" by W. L. George
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In news:

Carradine offers 'shocking' details from 'The Duellists'.
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