double-cross

[duhb-uh l-kraws, -kros] /ˈdʌb əlˈkrɔs, -ˈkrɒs/
verb (used with object), Informal.
1.
to prove treacherous to; betray or swindle, as by a double cross.
Origin
1900–05
Related forms
double-crosser, noun
British Dictionary definitions for double-crossing
double-cross
 
vb
1.  (tr) to cheat or betray
 
n
2.  the act or an instance of double-crossing; betrayal
 
'double-'crosser
 
n

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Word Origin and History for double-crossing
double-cross
1834, from double + cross in the sense of "pre-arranged swindle or fix." Originally to win a race after promising to lose it.
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