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The stylized sabre-duels still fought in German student fraternitiesrnare lawful, beeause the law does not define them asrn"duels with deadly weapons," which are criminal. The Germanrnword is not "Duell" (which could be deadly), but "Mensur,"rnfrom the Latin mensura, or measure, hi some sense participationrnin a Mensiir measures . . .

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