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double-dome

[duhb-uh l-dohm]
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noun Slang: Usually Disparaging.
  1. an intellectual; egghead.
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Origin of double-dome

First recorded in 1935–40
Related formsdou·ble-domed, adjective
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  • Wreckage everywhere: but the double-dome and hull-shell had withstood the shock.

    Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930

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