[ duhb-uh l-tuh n ]
/ ˈdʌb əl tən /
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
Words nearby doubleton
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British Dictionary definitions for doubleton
/ (ˈdʌbəltən) /
bridge an original holding of two cards only in a suit
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