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Affaire d’honneur

a duel.
Historical Examples

An “affaire d’honneur” originated from this, and the parties met this morning.
The South-West Joseph Holt Ingraham

Weell you for myself de condescension to have dat you weell be one friend to one affaire d’honneur?
Love in a Cloud Arlo Bates

noun (pl) affaires d’honneur (afɛr dɔnœr)
a duel


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