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- n. Plural form of double.
- n. a game between pairs of players
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of double.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. badminton played with two players on each side.
- n. tennis played with two players on each side.
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- n. tennis played with two players on each side
- n. badminton played with two players on each side
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a superiority of knowledge and presumed judgment -- they have a method of patching up deep matches to _diddle the dupes_, and to introduce _throws over, doubles, double doubles_, to ease the heavy pockets of their burdens.
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The paycheck for making the round of 16 in doubles is $13,800 per pair.
Their nickname doubles as a price for corn: buck an ear.
The title doubles as a testimonial by Ms. Jones and her band.
The sisters will be ranked No. 1 in doubles for the first time next week in a partnership that began in the 1980s.
I think how they handle it matters (Biden is pretty humble about his gaffes and generally admits them; Palin doubles-down on hers), that Palin is a woman and gets unfairly harshly judged, etc.
"If we win doubles, as expected, we certainly have a chance" for an overall victory, U.S. captain Patrick McEnroe said.
"I haven't lost serve in doubles or mixed in probably 2½ years," Bob Bryan said.
I am into that final in doubles, too, and it's great!
I was labelled a doubles specialist but it was never my intention when I started with Lisa.
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