"double cross" Definition

  1. a CROSS in which a man who has engaged to lose breaks his engagement, and “goes straight” at the last moment. This proceeding is called “doubling” or “putting the double on,” and is often productive of much excitement in athletic circles.—_See_ CROSS.

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Position in the dictionary: 1042 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: double lines, double up, double-shuffle, doublet, doughy, douse, dove-tart, dovercourt, dowd, dowlas
Previous words in the dictionary: double, dot and go one, dossing-ken, doss, dose, dookin, donkey, done!, done up, dona and feeles

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