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Neither fellow made a conquest! (6)


I believe the answer is:


'a conquest' is the definition.
(Norman Conquest is an example)

'neither fellow' is the wordplay.
'neither' becomes 'nor' (eg in the phrase 'neither do I').
'fellow' becomes 'man' (fellow can mean a man).

'made' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for norman that I've seen before include "he invaded England" , "- Mailer, US author" , "1066 invader" , "Style of architecture" , "Person from France" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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