The grief of reliving that moment made her double over and she nearly disappeared behind the desk.
He was looking his double over with an air of professional interest.
He saw the Mexican double over and cover his head with his arms.
Then he danced toward me, pausing irregularly to double over with a chuckle.
Each man was forced to run the gauntlet by himself, and had to double over as hard as he could.
Now double over to form an eye on one end of the two flat planes coming together.
Then roll out all the flour and water paste, and lay the butter upon it, double over the paste, and beat it with a rolling-pin.
Anyway, after we had gone three or four miles, he was beginning to pant and double over; his pain had come back.
Roll ½ inch thick, cut with small oval cutter, brush with butter, double over and place close together and bake.
A sinking feeling at the pit of his stomach caused him to double over.
late 13c., "make double," from Old French dobler, from Latin duplare, from duplus (see double (adj.)). Meaning "to work as, in addition to one's regular job" is c.1920, circus slang, from performers who also played in the band. Related: Doubled; doubling. To double up bodily is from 1814.
A blow on the stomach "doubles up" the boxer, and occasions that gasping and crowing which sufficiently indicate the cause of the injury .... [Donald Walker, "Defensive Exercises," 1840]
mid-14c., "amount twice as great," also "duplicate copy," from double (adj.).