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Truel vs. Duel

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Truelnoun

(game theory) A duel fought between three people.

Duelnoun

Arranged, regular combat between two private persons, often over a matter of honor.

Truelnoun

(neologism) A conflict between three contending groups or ideas.

Duelnoun

Historically, the wager of battle (judicial combat)

Truel

Truel and triel are neologisms for a duel between three opponents, in which players can fire at one another in an attempt to eliminate them while surviving themselves.

Duelnoun

Any struggle between two contending persons, groups or ideas.

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Duelverb

To engage in a battle.

Duelnoun

A combat between two persons, fought with deadly weapons, by agreement. It usually arises from an injury done or an affront given by one to the other.

Duelverb

To fight in single combat.

Duelnoun

a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor

Duelnoun

any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups)

Duelverb

fight a duel, as over one's honor or a woman;

‘In the 19th century, men often dueled over small matters’;

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Duelnoun

a contest with deadly weapons arranged between two people in order to settle a point of honour

‘twice he had seriously wounded men in duels’;

Duelnoun

(in modern use) a contest between two parties

‘he won by a short head after a great final-furlong duel’;

Duelverb

fight a duel or duels

‘duelling had been forbidden for serving officers’; ‘shall we duel over this?’;

Duel

A duel is an arranged engagement in combat between two people, with matched weapons, in accordance with agreed-upon rules. During the 17th and 18th centuries (and earlier), duels were mostly fought with swords (the rapier, and later the small sword), but beginning in the late 18th century in England, duels were more commonly fought using pistols.

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