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double-bank

[duhb-uh l-bangk] /ˈdʌb əlˈbæŋk/
verb (used with object), Nautical
1.
to have two rowers pull (each of a number of oars).
2.
to have people pull (a rope) from both sides.
3.
to row (a boat) with rowers for both sides on each thwart.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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British Dictionary definitions for double-bank

double-bank

verb
1.
(Austral & NZ, informal) to carry a second person on (a horse, bicycle, etc) Also dub
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