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I kept him going all winter—and to show his gratitude, he gave me the doublecross, in more ways than one.

I've heard a lot about you, Drake, and I happen to know you never doublecross anyone unless they doublecross you first.

WORD ORIGIN

1834, from double (adj.) + cross (n.) in the sense of "pre-arranged swindle or fix." Originally to win a race after promising to lose it. As a verb from 1903, American English. Related: Double-crossed; double-crossing.

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