Definition for DOUB'LE


  1. Twice as much; twice the number, sum, value, quantity, or length. If the thief be found, let him pay double. – Ex. xxii.
  2. A turn in running to escape pursuers. – Blackmore.
  3. A trick; a shift; an artifice to deceive. – Addison.

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