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- adj. Having two separate parts often adjoined by a hyphen, eg. Wright-Phillips, Bowes-Lyon or Duncan Smith
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having two purposes; twofold
- adj. having two barrels mounted side by side
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I have a double-barrelled surname (the only one in my family born with it - figure that out).
You got a double-barrelled snog from Rihanna and Katy Perry at the 2010 MTV Music Awards.
When the story went around the water-front of how French Frank had tried to run me down with his schooner, and of how I had stood on the deck of the Razzle Dazzle, a cocked double-barrelled shotgun in my hands, steering with my feet and holding her to her course, and compelled him to put up his wheel and keep away, the water-front decided that there was something in me despite my youth.
Jacob Kent wheeled about, at the same time reaching for his double-barrelled shot-gun, which stood handy.
The decision, which caused the Singapore dollar to rise to a record high against the U.S. currency, followed a "double-barrelled" tightening in April and signals the central bank is stepping up efforts to curb inflation, which it warned will rise to around 4% by the end of the year.
This double-barrelled approach (DFA Healthcare, and a Vets 'Outreach) should pay dividends as this race winds down.
Every hotel, from Sweden's Treehouse to Shamwari Game Reserve in South Africa, is reviewed by each of them – a double-barrelled expert verdict.
Have any other teams got a similar double-barrelled suffix?
Manchester United players dressed up in cowboy gear and holding double-barrelled shotguns for a Christmas party in 1974.
Despite the European Central Bank's more activist approach since Mario Draghi took the helm, which had restored some calm to markets and politicians, Friday the 13th's double-barrelled blast of bad news means the December "rescue" of the euro has been overtaken by events.
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