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DOUBLE. Twofold; as, double cost; double insurance; double plea.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Gloria tells Hannah that James "has a history" of this: "Four years ago, when he was just out of school, James didn't double-check something--I can't remember what--with another nurse.
reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey (note to self: double-check that name) reports that we're rapidly entering a "dawning age of neuroscience" that "promises not just new enhancements for Alzheimer's and other brain diseases but enhancements to improve memory, boost intellectual acumen, and fine-tune our emotional responses." Widely used drugs such as Prozac, Ritalin, and Zoloft provide a hint of what's coming--a future in which we will be able to manipulate our minds and moods more effectively than ever before.
Thus, advisers should double-check every client's retirement account to ensure that it has both a beneficiary and a contingent beneficiary.
When I prepare an article for publication I always 1) correct grammar errors, 2) edit for style, 3) correct obvious factual errors, 4) double-check all references and quotations, 5) send proofs and galleys to all authors for final approval, and 6) proofread the final version twice.
The checklist helps administrators double-check the configurations they've made and serves as a quick reference for future security procedures.
Always double-check your oil level and look for any leaks around the filter and drain plug.
They consult company Web sites more often than online magazines or opinion sites to get information, and they typically double-check information with an offline source (72 percent of the time) or with another online source (69 percent).
Van Ronkel's decision to seek official approval from the FSB, and to be provided with an FSB consultant "to double-check script accuracy," illustrate two important facts: His television show would be a propaganda organ for a hostile foreign intelligence service; and, despite the Establishment's insistence that a definitive Russian "break with the past" occurred in 1991, the FSB is the literal continuation of history's most murderous secret police organization.
They may repeat the experiment or perform a similar study to double-check results.
* Double-check to make sure security detail includes no off-duty New York City cops.
To reduce this vulnerability and the resulting costs, the end-of-day security check has been formalized into a written double-check that applies uniformly to all security containers and storage areas opened during the day.
Players in the county are urged to check and double-check their unique EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle selection for the chance to become an instant millionaire.