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single combat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsingle combatˌsingle ˈcombat noun [uncountable]  when one person, usually a soldier, fights against one other person He had already defeated an enemy champion in single combat.
Examples from the Corpus
single combatIn all armies there were officers who needed to prove their bravery by single combat.Two of the enemy, mounted, appeared before them for single combat.El Cid upholds his honour and that of his King by defeating an enemy champion in single combat.Finally Turnus and Aeneas meet in single combat.But that made no difference - he knew he stood no chance against the oriental in single combat.But surely she owed her beloved that honour at least, the honour of single combat, which is a dragon's privilege.It was Melwas who suggested single combat.Urian Poisonblade, the Witch King's personal champion, called out a challenge to single combat.
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