daily double
noun Date: 1932 a system of betting (as on horse races) in which the bettor must pick the winners of two stipulated races in order to win

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  • daily double — n. a betting procedure or bet, in which winning depends on choosing both winners in two specified horse or dog races on the same program …   English World dictionary

  • Daily double — For the game show wager, see Jeopardy! A daily double is a wager offered by horse and dog racing tracks. Bettors wager on the winners of two races, pre designated by the track for a particular race day. While the Daily Racing Form s glossary… …   Wikipedia

  • daily double — Type of wager calling for the selection of winners of two consecutive races, usually the first and second. See late double …   Equestrian sports dictionary

  • daily double — /deɪli ˈdʌbəl/ (say daylee dubuhl) noun two selected races on the one program on which a starting price double (def. 24) is conducted …   Australian English dictionary

  • daily double — a betting system in horse racing and dog racing in which the bettor makes one bet on the winners of two races, usually the first and second, and collects only if both choices win. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • daily double — dai′ly dou′ble n. spo a betting system in horse or dog racing in which the bettor makes one bet on the winners of two races, usu. the first and second, and collects only if both choices win • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • daily double — noun a single bet on two horse races in the same day • Hypernyms: ↑bet, ↑wager …   Useful english dictionary

  • double — doubleness, n. doubler, n. /dub euhl/, adj., n., v., doubled, doubling, adv. adj. 1. twice as large, heavy, strong, etc.; twofold in size, amount, number, extent, etc.: a double portion; a new house double the size of the old one. 2. composed of… …   Universalium

  • 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 Dhamaal — Theatrical release poster Directed by Indra Kumar Produced by Ashok …   Wikipedia

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