(Combat; Competition; Contest; Marriage) In a dream, a duel signifies strength or a dispute with someone or disruption, dispersion or a fight.
A duel with weapons in a dream means marriage to someone whose character is similar in interpretations to the weapon one is carrying in his dream. Wearing armature during a duel in a dream means marriage to a rich but deceiving person, for part of the human body is covered during the combat.
A duel with swords in a dream means honor. Waving a sword during a duel in a dream means becoming known in one’s field.
(Also see Marriage; Sword)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Being directly involved in a duel means that you need to learn to keep your tongue in check (think first, speak later). Winning the duel: you will reach your goal, but only after you have faced and resolved your difficulties. You are challenged to a duel: great danger lies ahead! You see others fighting a duel: don’t get involved in other peoples’ squabbles; all you will get is a bloody nose for your trouble. Watching a duel from afar: you are jealous.... Dreamers Dictionary
A duel will almost certainly signify an inner conflict, or a warring relationship with another person.
If it is the latter, you already know the antagonists; if it is the former, you must try’ to identify them by being each of them in turn, in imagination. Get a dialogue going between the two, letting each present his case. Then allot to each of them an appropriate role in your conscious life.
The conflict will almost certainly be between your conscious ego and your unconscious, which means that usually you will only have one antagonist to identify.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Duels are fairly common in the dream world. These are verbal clashes against a rival. In many cases, these dialectical fights indicate the existence of emotional conflicts with your partner or a close relative who intends to limit your liberty. They can also express an internal conflict, probably between your conscious thoughts and your unconscious instincts. In this sense, you have to find a happy medium. These matters always have nuances, so you are not supposed to lean toward either extreme. You will not be calm until you solve it.
Many stories for kids are full of oneiric symbology and illustrate psychologic processes. An example of this is present on Lewis Carroll’s characters: Tweedledum and Tweedledee. They represent internal facets of a subject’s childhood.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of a duet symbolize your desire for a partnership that makes beautiful music together. This dream is telling you that when you are in the right relationship, intimate or business, both people feel more powerful and capable than they would feel separately. See Music.... Strangest Dream Explanations