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double eagle

noun
1.
a gold coin of the U.S., issued from 1849 to 1933, equal to 2 eagles or 20 dollars.
2.
Golf. a score of three strokes under par on a hole.
Origin of double eagle
1840-1850
An Americanism dating back to 1840-50
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double eagle

noun
1.
a former US gold coin, having a nominal value of 20 dollars
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