a play in which two putouts are made.
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- double occupancy,
- double or quits,
- double overhead camshaft,
- double paddle,
- double pair royal,
- double pneumonia,
- double possessive,
- double precision,
- double predestination,
- double printing
Origin of double play
An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
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baseball a play in which two runners are put out
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