Definition of Double-barrelled

1. Adjective. Having two barrels mounted side by side. "A double-barreled shotgun"

Exact synonyms: Double-barreled
Antonyms: Single-barreled



2. Adjective. Having two purposes; twofold. "Our double-barreled desire to make things profitable as well as attractive"
Exact synonyms: Double-barreled
Similar to: Ambiguous

Definition of Double-barrelled

1. Adjective. (context: of names) Having two separate parts often adjoined by a hyphen, eg. ''Wright-Phillips'', ''Bowes-Lyon'' or ''Duncan Smith'' ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Double-barrelled

douaniers
douar
douars
douay bible
doublable
double
double-action
double-agent
double-bank
double-banked
double-banking
double-banks
double-barreled
double-barreled shotgun
double-barrelled (current term)
double-barrelled shotgun
double-bedded
double-bitted ax
double-bitted axe
double-blind
double-blind experiment
double-blind method
double-blind procedure
double-blind study
double-blind test
double-blind tests
double-bluff
double-bogey

Literary usage of Double-barrelled

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1. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Collection of single and double-barrelled percussion 142 Вот ль ... A collection of ornamental arms, consisting of double- barrelled guns. Eitles. ..."

2. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"and shows that one real fire of ours is better than two of his contriving ; for the event of this double-barrelled scheme has been, that the colonel and his ..."

3. Life in the South from the Commencement of the War: Being a Social History by Catherine Cooper Hopley (1863)
"The Women of the South—Secession Flags—Juvenile Heroines- Johnny's double-barrelled Gun—Superannuated ..."

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