"double" Definition

Definitions for the word "double" from multiple English dictionaries.

1. adj.
1 consisting of two parts or things; twofold. 2 twice as much or many (double thickness). 3 having twice the usual size, quantity, strength, etc. (double bed). 4 a being double in part. B (of a flower) with two or more circles of petals. 5 ambiguous, deceitful (double meaning; a double life). adv. 1 at or to twice the amount etc. (counts double). 2 two together (sleep double). n.
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
2. slang
“to tip (or give) the DOUBLE,” to run away from any person; to double back, turn short round upon one’s pursuers, and so escape, as a hare does.—_Sporting._
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864

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