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To argue heavily or at length.

Like pharmaceutical companies that sue generic drug makers over their patents or technology companies that duke it out over who owns the right to microchip designs, Levi’s says it is trying to protect its most valuable asset, its trademarks. - 29/01/2007, New York Times

Additional definitions for 'duke it out':

duke it outTo fight, especially with the fists.
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