combat (n.)
duel, trial by duel
1H6 IV.i.78 [Vernon to King] Grant me the combat [i.e. permission to fight a duel]
1H6 IV.i.79 [Basset to King] grant me the combat too [i.e. permission to fight a duel]
1H6 IV.i.84 [King to Vernon and Basset] wherefore crave you combat, or with whom?
2H6 I.iii.206 [Gloucester to King, of Horner and Peter] let these have a day appointed them / For single combat in convenient place
2H6 I.iii.216 [King to all] the day of combat shall be the last of the next month
Ham I.i.84 [Horatio to Marcellus and Barnardo] Our last King ... / Was, as you know, by Fortinbras ... / Dared to the combat
MW I.i.150 [Pistol to Falstaff, of Slender] I combat challenge
TC I.iii.335 [Nestor to Ulysses, of Hector and Achilles] Though't be a sportful combat, / Yet in this trial much opinion dwells

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