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double-barreled

[duhb-uh l-bar-uh ld] /ˈdʌb əlˈbær əld/
adjective
1.
having two barrels mounted side by side, as a shotgun.
2.
serving a double purpose or having two parts or aspects:
a double-barreled attack on corruption.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10
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Examples for double-barreled
  • He killed himself with a double-barreled shotgun because a writer's life depends on doing the writing.
British Dictionary definitions for double-barreled

double-barrelled

adjective
1.
(of a gun) having two barrels
2.
extremely forceful or vehement
3.
(Brit) (of a surname) having hyphenated parts
4.
serving two purposes; ambiguous a double-barrelled remark
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