Bobbsey twins

Bobbsey twins

[bob-zee]
plural noun
two people who are often together or seem to resemble each other, as in appearance or actions: We called them the Bobbsey twins, because they always had the same opinions.

Origin:
from the central characters in a series of children's books by Laura Lee Hope, pen name of a literary syndicate; some of the books are attributed to U.S. author Lillian C. Garis (1873–1954)

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Main Entry:  Bobbsey twins
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a facetious name for two people who are often seen together and look or act alike
Etymology:  from the trademarked characters of a series of children's books
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