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double-u

[duhb-uh l-yoo]
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noun
  1. the letter w.

Origin of double-u

First recorded in 1830–40
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Historical Examples

  • His efforts to vault lingually over the first “double-u” excited much mirth.

    Joan of Arc of the North Woods</p>

    Holman Day


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