monomachy


monomachy
single combat; a duel

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • monomachy — index contest (dispute) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Monomachy — Monomachia Mon o*ma chi*a, Monomachy Mo*nom a*chy, n. [L. monomachia, Gr. ?, fr. ? fighting in single combat; mo nos single, alone + ? to fight.] A duel; single combat. The duello or monomachia. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monomachy — noun /məˈnɒməki,məˈnɑməki/ A fight or other contest between two people or forces; a duel; single combat …   Wiktionary

  • monomachy — n. Duel, single combat …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • monomachy — mo·nom·a·chy …   English syllables

  • monomachy —   n. duel.    ♦ monomachist, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • monomachy — /manomakiy/ A duel; a single combat. It was anciently allowed by law for the trial or proof of crimes. It was even permitted in pecuniary causes, but it is now forbidden both by the civil law and canon laws …   Black's law dictionary

  • monomachy — Single combat; a combat between two persons; a duel …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • monomachy — məˈnäməkē noun ( es) Etymology: Middle French monomachie, from Latin monomachia, from Greek, from mon + machia machy : a combat between two persons : duel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Monomachia — Mon o*ma chi*a, Monomachy Mo*nom a*chy, n. [L. monomachia, Gr. ?, fr. ? fighting in single combat; mo nos single, alone + ? to fight.] A duel; single combat. The duello or monomachia. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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