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double-O

[duhb-uh l-oh] /ˌdʌb əlˈoʊ/
noun, plural double-Os. Older Slang.
1.
careful scrutiny or close inspection.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; after the two o's in once-over
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double-o

verb

To examine carefully; scrutinize: I stop a second to double-o the frame

[1917+; fr the abbreviation of once-over]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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