[ duhb-uhl-tuhn ]
/ ˈdʌb əl tən /
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noun Chiefly Bridge.
a set of only two cards of the same suit in a hand as dealt: The other player held a doubleton.
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Origin of doubleton
First recorded in 1905–10; modeled on singleton
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Example sentences from the Web for doubleton
He had clubs and spades solid, with doubleton heart and diamonds.Competition|James Causey
You had simply noticed the pair together that evening at Doubleton.
In October I met him at Doubleton; we spent three days there together.
British Dictionary definitions for doubleton
/ (ˈdʌbəltən) /
bridge an original holding of two cards only in a suit
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