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double
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 25
2. Being in pairs; presenting two of a kind, or two in a set together; coupled.
4. Having the petals in a flower considerably increased beyond the natural number, usually as the result of cultivation and the expense of the stamens, or stamens and pistils. The white water lily and some other plants have their blossoms naturally double.
6. To be the double of; to exceed by twofold; to contain or be worth twice as much as.
8. To unite, as ranks or files, so as to form one from each two.
9. Twice; doubly.
Part of Speech: noun
1. Twice as much; twice the number, sum, quantity, length, value, and the like.
2. Among compositors, a doublet ( see Doublet, 2.); among pressmen, a sheet that is twice pulled, and blurred.
3. That which is doubled over or together; a doubling; a plait; a fold.
5. Something precisely equal or counterpart to another; a counterpart. Hence, a wraith.
6. A player or singer who prepares to take the part of another player in his absence; a substitute.
7. A feast in which the antiphon is doubled, hat is, said twice, before and after the Psalms, instead of only half being said, as in simple feasts.
8. A game between two pairs of players; as, a first prize for doubles.
9. An old term for a variation, as in Bach's Suites.
10. beer; strong beer.
11. A person or thing that is the counterpart of another; a duplicate; copy; ( Obs.) transcript; - now chiefly used of persons. Hence, a wraith.
12. To make of two thicknesses or folds by turning or bending together in the middle; to fold one part upon another part of; as, to double the leaf of a book, and the like; to clinch, as the fist; -- often followed by up; as, to double up a sheet of paper or cloth.
Part of Speech: verb
3. To play tricks; to use sleights; to play false.
4. To set up a word or words a second time by mistake; to make a doublet.
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