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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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SOCRATES: Therefore the double line, boy, has given a space, not twice, but four times as much.
SOCRATES: We have certainly, as would seem, assisted him in some degree to the discovery of the truth; and now he will wish to remedy his ignorance, but then he would have been ready to tell all the world again and again that the double space should have a double side.
And if this is the proper name, then you, Meno's slave, are prepared to affirm that the double space is the square of the diagonal?
As to the suggestion of double taxation, the answer is plain.
He brought out a strong mule, and made it fast in the middle of the crowd--a she-mule never yet broken, but six years old--when it is hardest of all to break them: this was for the victor, and for the vanquished he offered a double cup.
They set him down in a swoon and then went to fetch the double cup.
Jumawan, Joeart - team doubles / chinlone (linking / nonrepetition secondary)
Premiere Classic Doubles: Robert Singer/David Griffith.
John McEnroe, Jim Courier and Paul Haarhuis are serving up their support to save the doubles game on the world tennis stage.
Men's Doubles: Jonas Bjorkman (Swe)& Todd Woodbridge (Aus)
Alyssa Carr was 3-for-4 with 2 doubles and 4 RBI for Grayslake North (16-7, 8-3).
Player Qualifications: A 1-wall, 3-wall, or 4-wall player who achieved national USHA ranking in Open singles or doubles competition.