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double stop

noun, Music.
1.
two or more notes bowed simultaneously on a stringed instrument, as the violin.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80

double-stop

[duhb-uh l-stop] /ˈdʌb əlˈstɒp/
verb (used with object), double-stopped, double-stopping.
1.
to play a double stop on (a stringed instrument).
verb (used without object), double-stopped, double-stopping.
2.
to play a double stop.
Origin
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for double stop

double-stop

verb -stops, -stopping, -stopped
1.
to play (two notes or parts) simultaneously on a violin or related instrument by drawing the bow over two strings
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