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See also: duellò
- (obsolete) A duel.
- 1904, Alfred Henry Lewis, “How a President is Bred”, in The President: A Novel, New York, N.Y.: A[lfred] S[mith] Barnes and Company, OCLC 8038734, page 24:
- The native State of Patrick Henry Hanway was a moss-grown member of the republic and had been one of the original thirteen. It possessed with other impedimenta a moss-grown aristocracy that borrowed money, devoured canvasbacks, drank burgundy, wore spotless tow in summer, clung to the duello, and talked of days of greatness which had been before the war.
duello m (plural duelli)
- duello in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
See the etymology of the main entry.