from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having two heads; bicipital.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having two heads: as, a double-headed eagle in a coat of arms.
- Supposed to have two heads: as, the double-headed serpent (the amphisbæna).
Sorry, no etymologies found.
12:03: Laughter around the hall as Agius refers to the "double-headed eagle" logo of Barclays before correcting himself.
Among the mounds, glow-in-the-dark wall protuberances, and Mardi Gras-like peacock headdresses, don't miss the large bronze, curved, double-headed, and veined dildo nailed to the wall, titled Smile.
Written together in 1827, Schubert's symphony-size trios are like the mythological double-headed Janus.
He chose a double-headed eagle identical to Russia's official emblem for his heraldic crest as Baron Truscott of St James, then joined Labour's defence team in the Lords before becoming a Minister.
Homer pinched the sides and into his palm jangled three buffalo nickels—a legit coin that sported both heads and tails, a trick one that was double-headed, and another that was double-tailed.
Another year "in the days when you made your own costumes, my girlfriend and I decided we were going to go as ghosts, so we went as a double-headed ghost."
The double-horned black one, the black-shirt "mummy" guy, the cyclops, and that weird double-headed seaweed monster.
It was made of forged carbon steel, double-headed, with a yellow fiberglass handle.
There is a birth and a baby, and esoteric references to creation myths, of Shiva floating in a pond on a bed of snakes, the double-headed Janus, the Roman god of gateways, which are woven together in an inconclusive narrative.
Another favourite design is the double-headed Royal Eagle, a symbol which has nothing to do with the double-eagle heraldic devices of Europe.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.