from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Sports Two games or events held in succession on the same program, especially in baseball.
- noun A train pulled by two locomotives.
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- noun sports A pair of
gamesplayed one after another between the same teams.
- noun A pair of top rank events after another, at one venue.
- noun fishing The catching of a single fish simultaneously by two fishermen when fishing together.
- noun rail transport A
trainpulled by two locomotives.
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Saturday offers a double-header of extreme rarities.
A Cinematic Diet Loaded With Preservatives Steve Dollar 2010
The Portuguese coach conceded even those within his own squad who are short of fitness are keen to play in the double-header, with the second leg due at White Hart Lane next Thursday.
When Martin Castrogiovanni came back from international duty, the Italian was returned to Leicester's No3 jersey for the Heineken Cup double-header with Clermont Auvergne.
Dan Cole the tighthead Tiger who is too good to ditch Michael Aylwin 2010
On a recent weekend, Dynamite, one of only two youth teams in the league, swept the older and burlier Samaritan Village squad in a double-header under a searing sun, seizing first place.
Treating Addicts Using Bats, Balls Sophia Hollander 2011
PARIS — To celebrate the opening of its new permanent collection and its new enlarged exhibition space, the Pinacoth è que de Paris is offering a double-header of a temporary show, "The Birth of a Museum," with works from two historic private collections that provided the foundations for two important museums: the Romanov Collection at the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg and the Esterh á zy Collection at the Beaux-Arts in Budapest.
Inspiring Imperial Collections Judy Fayard 2011
The debate was the first in a rare double-header that will have the candidates back at it again Sunday morning.
Romney Spared in Republican Debate Neil King Jr. 2012
Sky Sports has ditched some of the bombast ahead of the double-header: there's been no talk yet of "Grand Slam Sunday" or the "awesome foursome".
The goal ensured that Stoke would play in the fifth round in the same week as the Valencia double-header.
This international double-header has still offered signs of promise.
•Those clever meta-folks at Supernatural (CW, 8 ET/PT) tweak TV conventions again in the first of tonight's double-header as the boys get a visit from a teen who claims to be a previously unknown, long-lost brother.