Thesaurus / double back

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These trains never hurry: always twist and turn and double back half-a-dozen times in journeyings from one point to another.

Norman Ten HundredA. Stanley Blicq

This stitch sometimes goes by the name of double back stitch.

If the first shot fails to do the business, we have only to double back and let off another.

Stories of the ShipsLewis R. Freeman

If he could get round it, however, he might double back, making his way along on the other side of the village.

The Rival CrusoesW.H.G. Kingston

It took Tom some hours to double back towards Grant's headquarters.

Tom Strong, Lincoln's ScoutAlfred Bishop Mason

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

In either case one should double back and cover the other route or much will otherwise be missed that will be regretted.

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

A Quarter-Back's PluckLester Chadwick

About once a week Bradish would board the midnight express, ride down the line for a few hundred miles, and double back.

With a cry of disappointment Ursula, still dragging Margaret after her, tried to double back.

The Tangled SkeinEmmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy

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