quadruples

[ kwo-droo-puh l, -druhp-uh l, kwod-roo-puh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF quadruples
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Because the duty is enormous, and quadruples the price of the salt to the farmer.

Perhaps he quadruples his stake, nay, perchance, hits on the lucky number.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Middle French quadrupler, from Late Latin quadruplare "make fourfold, multiply by four," from Latin quadruplus (adj.) "quadruple, fourfold" (see quadruple (adj.)).