wager of battle

Definition of wager of battle

: trial by battle defiant men, accepting the wager of battle— D. D. Martin

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History and Etymology for wager of battle

translation of Medieval Latin vadiatio duelli

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“Wager of battle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wager%20of%20battle. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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