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Meaning of DUELIST

Pronunciation:  'dooulist

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a person who fights duels

DUELIST is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: dueler, dueller, duellist
 See Also: adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Du"el*ist\, n. [F. duelliste.]
One who fights in single combat. [Written also {duellist}.]

      A duelist . . . always values himself upon his courage,
      his sense of honor, his fidelity and friendship.

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