double hyphen
noun Date: 1893 a punctuation mark = used in place of a hyphen at the end of a line to indicate that the word so divided is normally hyphenated

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  • Double hyphen — in a Fraktur typeface. The double hyphen (=, ゠, or ⸗) is a punctuation mark that consists of two parallel hyphens. It is not to be confused with two consecutive hyphens ( ), which usually represents an em dash ( ) or en dash (–). In order to… …   Wikipedia

  • double hyphen — noun : a punctuation mark  ̷ ̷ used in place of a hyphen at the end of a line to indicate that a word so divided is normally hyphenated …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Double-barrelled name — In English speaking and some other Western countries, a double barrelled name is a family name with two parts, which may or may not be joined with a hyphen and is also known as a hyphenated name. An example of a hyphenated double barrelled… …   Wikipedia

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  • double-barrelled — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a gun) having two barrels. 2) Brit. (of a surname) having two parts joined by a hyphen …   English terms dictionary

  • double — adj., adv., n., & v. adj. 1 a consisting of two usu. equal parts or things; twofold. b consisting of two identical parts. 2 twice as much or many (double the amount; double the number; double thickness). 3 having twice the usual size, quantity,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • double-barrelled — (in AM, use double barreled) 1) ADJ: ADJ n A double barrelled gun has two barrels. ...a double barrelled shotgun. 2) ADJ: ADJ n A double barrelled surname has two parts which are joined by a hyphen, for example Miss J. Heydon Smith . [BRIT] 3)… …   English dictionary

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