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informatory double

noun, Bridge.
1.
a double intended to inform one's partner that one has a strong hand and to urge a bid regardless of the strength of his or her hand.
Also called takeout double.
Compare business double.
Origin of informatory double
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30; informat(ion) + -ory1
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  • This comes nearer being an informatory double than any other in vogue in the game of to-day.

    Auction of To-day

    Milton C. Work
  • Fancy anyone's doubling a little slam bid on a hand like Carolyn Drake's—or even calling an informatory double in the first place!

    Murder at Bridge

    Anne Austin

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