a gold coin of the U.S., issued from 1849 to 1933, equal to 2 eagles or 20 dollars.
Golf. a score of three strokes under par on a hole.
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- double drift,
- double drummer,
- double dummy,
- double dutch,
- double duty,
- double ender,
- double entendre,
- double entente,
- double entry,
- double exposure
Origin of double eagle
An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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a former US gold coin, having a nominal value of 20 dollars
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