The family's estate, Alnwick Castle in Northumberland, doubles as Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films.
They want to hit for a good average with a lot of doubles and triples.
That craving, LaCava realizes by the end of her story, set in 2009-10, doubles as a kind of control.
So above the waist it will be the star and below the waist it will be the doubles.
And when road maintenance is postponed by even two to three years, the cost of repairs more than doubles.
Or else, "'Ere's to 'er as shares our sorrers and doubles our joys!"
And for the rest, what do you know of doubles which those who are uninstructed cannot discern?
They were very shy, too, and had as many turns and doubles as a hare; what a life they led him!
If he doubles this fuse in to self, he becomes a non-connective.
Now we must give some attention to the others in the fours, singles and doubles.
late 13c., "make double," from Old French dobler, from Latin duplare, from duplus (see double (adj.)). Meaning "to work as, in addition to one's regular job" is c.1920, circus slang, from performers who also played in the band. Related: Doubled; doubling. To double up bodily is from 1814.
A blow on the stomach "doubles up" the boxer, and occasions that gasping and crowing which sufficiently indicate the cause of the injury .... [Donald Walker, "Defensive Exercises," 1840]
mid-14c., "amount twice as great," also "duplicate copy," from double (adj.).