[duhb-uh l-tuh n]
noun Chiefly Bridge.
a set of only two cards of the same suit in a hand as dealt: The other player held a doubleton.
Origin of doubleton
First recorded in 1905–10; modeled on singleton
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Historical Examples of doubleton
He had clubs and spades solid, with doubleton heart and diamonds.Competition
You had simply noticed the pair together that evening at Doubleton.
In October I met him at Doubleton; we spent three days there together.
bridge an original holding of two cards only in a suit
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