[ duhb-uhl-hed-er ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈhɛd ər /
- two games, as of baseball, between the same teams on the same day in immediate succession.
- two games, as of basketball, between two different pairs of teams on the same day in immediate succession.
two performances or two events occurring one after the other or within a short time of each other.
a railroad train pulled by two locomotives.
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British Dictionary definitions for doubleheader
a train drawn by two locomotives coupled together to provide extra power
Also called: twin bill sport, US and Canadian two games played consecutively by the same teams or by two different teams
Australian and NZ informal a coin with the impression of a head on each side
Australian informal a double ice-cream cone
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