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double-ripper

[ duhb-uhl-rip-er ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈrɪp ər /
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noun New England.
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Also called dou·ble-run·ner [duhb-uhl-ruhn-er]. /ˈdʌb əlˈrʌn ər/.

Origin of double-ripper

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
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