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The rest of you go on a little way, get off, and double back.

As for me, I have not advanced 108thus far merely to double back on my track.

The bears are just as likely to double back here as to go on.

Unless he could double back to the place somehow—but meanwhile he had to survive.

We must double back through the lights and gain a village to the south of us.

But he wanted to memorize the city just in case she did double back.

Then get to the top of the ridge beside it, double back, and wait for them.

“Better put an iron brace on, if Sid is going to do double back somersaults in it,” went on Tom with simulated indignity.

He had no time to double back into the gorse, and here there was no covert but a few bushes, therefore he headed for the wood.

So, beat North Wood which way you will, them artful old cocks will run ahead of ye, or double back into them larches.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from Old French doble (10c.) "double, two-fold; two-faced, deceitful," from Latin duplus "twofold, twich as much" from duo "two" (see two) + -plus "more" (see plus). Double standard attested by 1951. Military double time (1833) originally was 130 steps per minute.

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