Origin of doublet
Examples from the Web for doublet
Historical Examples of doublet
Ayllon had the necklace with him in the slack of his doublet.The Trail Book
He took his prisoner by the breast of his doublet and shook him.
He was stripped of doublet, and his hands were tied behind him.
Then he thrust his own right hand with its pistol back into the breast of his doublet.
He took the huddled inmate by the collar of his doublet, and lugged him out into the open.
- a pair of similar things, esp two words deriving ultimately from the same source, for example reason and ratio or fragile and frail
- one of such a pair
- a multiplet that has two members
- a closely spaced pair of related spectral lines
Word Origin for doublet
early 14c. as a type of men's garment, from Old French doublet (12c.), from diminutive of duble (see double (adj.)). From 1550s as "one of two things that are alike."