one-two
noun Date: 1809 1. a combination of two quick blows in rapid succession in boxing; especially a left jab followed at once by a hard blow with the right hand 2. (or one-two punch) two forces combining to produce a marked effect

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  • One or two — Two Two (t[=oo]), a. [OE. two, twa, properly fem. & neut., twei, twein, tweien, properly masc. (whence E. twain), AS. tw[=a], fem. & neut., tw[=e]gen, masc., t[=u], neut.; akin to OFries. tw[=e]ne, masc., tw[=a], fem. & neut., OS. tw[=e]ne, masc …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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