a double meaning; ambiguity.
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How to use double entente in a sentence
There is an anecdote of the latter which, as an example of thrust and parry in double entente, is hardly to be matched.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall | W. R. H. Trowbridge
It would be remarkable if the French tongue lent itself as easily as ours to the double entente.Our Stage and Its Critics | "E.F.S." of "The Westminster Gazette"
When that fail he make straight for his last resource—his last earthwork I might say did I wish double entente.Dracula | Bram Stoker
Repeated ordinances were levelled at the actors, aiming at the purification of the stage and preventing words of double entente.The Story of Paris | Thomas Okey
June, innocently unaware of any double entente in Magda's speech, glanced across at her in astonishment.The Lamp of Fate | Margaret Pedler