What does the word duel mean?

Usage examples for duel

  1. The duel remained incomprehensible to her. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  2. Yet he had even suggested that he and I act the play together, I not knowing that it was to be a duel between two criminals. – Plays by August Strindberg, Second series by August Strindberg
  3. You have accepted Dutchy's challenge, and you'll have to fight this duel. – Frank Merriwell's Chums by Burt L. Standish