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The other boy was seen by the curious suddenly to double up with laughter.

We'll be getting to Double Up Cove by twelve o'clock, whatever.

He had gone to Double Up Cove for the silver fox pelt, and he had it.

“Shut your hand tight and double up your arm,” he said; and Steve obeyed.

They marvelled that the lower half of him could so double up, like a foot-rule.

We are just making your acquaintance, and he punched Will in the stomach, making him double up.

It seemed to double up on the number of seconds allotted to a minute.

If they were prepared to double up, two to a room, he could accommodate them.

In case one of them should be forced down, that flight will double up with one of the others.

Reb, give Johnson your horse and double up with one of the boys.

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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