double ended

double-ended

[duhb-uhl-en-did]
adjective
1.
having the two ends alike.
2.
Nautical.
a.
operating equally well with either end as the bow, as a ferryboat.
b.
noting a vessel having a stern curved or pointed so as to resemble or suggest a bow.
3.
noting any of various vehicles, as certain streetcars, designed to be operated with either end serving as the front.

Origin:
1870–75

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