Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    A duel is any combat with deadly weapons, fought between two or more persons, by previous agreement or upon a previous quarrel. Pen. Code Cal. ยง 225; State v. Fritz, 133 N. C. 725, 45 S. E. 957; State v. Herriott, 1 McMul. (S. Ct) 130; Bassett v. State, 44 Fla. 2, 33 South. 262; Davis v. .Modem Woodmen, 98 Mo. App. 713, 73 S. W. 923.