Double-bank
Double-bank Dou"ble-bank", v. t. (Naut.) To row by rowers sitting side by side in twos on a bank or thwart. [1913 Webster]

{To double-bank an oar}, to set two men to pulling one oar. [1913 Webster]


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  • double-bank — /dʌbəl ˈbæŋk/ (say dubuhl bangk) verb (t) 1. Especially Qld, NSW → double (def. 38). 2. to double (an order for goods, etc.) in error. 3. Also, double. Aboriginal English (of two people) to attack together: let s go and double bank that fella. 4 …   Australian English dictionary

  • double-bank — /dub euhl bangk /, v.t. Naut. 1. to have two rowers pull (each of a number of oars). 2. to have people pull (a rope) from both sides. 3. to row (a boat) with rowers for both sides on each thwart. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • Double-bank — carry or convey a second person on a horse, bicycle, or motorcycle …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • double-bank — Australian Slang carry or convey a second person on a horse, bicycle, or motorcycle …   English dialects glossary

  • double-bank — verb chiefly Brit. arrange in two similar or parallel lines …   English new terms dictionary

  • double-bank — /dub euhl bangk /, v.t. Naut. 1. to have two rowers pull (each of a number of oars). 2. to have people pull (a rope) from both sides. 3. to row (a boat) with rowers for both sides on each thwart. [1825 35] …   Useful english dictionary

  • To double-bank an oar — Double bank Dou ble bank , v. t. (Naut.) To row by rowers sitting side by side in twos on a bank or thwart. [1913 Webster] {To double bank an oar}, to set two men to pulling one oar. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • double — /ˈdʌbəl / (say dubuhl) adjective 1. twice as great, heavy, strong, etc.: double pay. 2. twofold in form, size, amount, extent, etc.; of extra size or weight: a double blanket. 3. composed of two like parts or members; paired: a double cherry. 4.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Double counting (accounting) — Double counting in accounting is an error whereby a transaction is counted more than once, for whatever reason. But in social accounting it also refers to a conceptual problem in social accounting practice, when the attempt is made to estimate… …   Wikipedia

  • Double Team (film) — Double Team Directed by Tsui Hark Produced by Moshe Diamant David Rodgers …   Wikipedia

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