double-eagle
transitive verb see double eagle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Double eagle — Eagle Ea gle, n. [OE. egle, F. aigle, fr. L. aquila; prob. named from its color, fr. aquilus dark colored, brown; cf. Lith. aklas blind. Cf. {Aquiline}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, esp. of the genera {Aquila}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Double Eagle — Allgemeine Information Zivile Bezeichnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Double eagle — Double Dou ble (d[u^]b l), a. [OE. doble, duble, double, OF. doble, duble, double, F. double, fr. L. duplus, fr. the root of duo two, and perh. that of plenus full; akin to Gr. diplo os double. See {Two}, and {Full}, and cf. {Diploma}, {Duple}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • double eagle — ☆ double eagle n. a former U.S. gold coin equal to $20 …   English World dictionary

  • Double eagle — For other uses, see Double eagle (disambiguation). For the device in heraldry, see Double headed eagle. The 1875 CC Liberty Head design …   Wikipedia

  • Double Eagle — A Double Eagle is a gold coin of the United States with a denomination of $20. Although the eagle based nomenclature for gold U.S. coinage is often assumed to be a nickname, the eagle, half eagle and quarter eagle were specifically given these… …   Wikipedia

  • double eagle — noun Date: 1936 a golf score of three strokes less than par on a hole • double eagle transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • double eagle — noun a) A gold coin with a face value of $20.00 formerly used in the United States, the double of the U.S. eagle coin. b) Three under par, one stroke short of an ace (a hole in one) on a par 5 hole …   Wiktionary

  • double eagle — /dʌbəl ˈigəl/ (say dubuhl eeguhl) noun 1. an eagle with two heads, as represented in the old arms of Russia and Austria. 2. a former gold coin of the US, worth two eagles, or $20 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Double Eagle — …   Википедия

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