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doubleton

[duhb-uh l-tuh n] /ˈdʌb əl tən/
noun, Chiefly Bridge.
1.
a set of only two cards of the same suit in a hand as dealt:
The other player held a doubleton.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; modeled on singleton
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  • His actual takeout double was dangerous with only a doubleton spade.
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doubleton

/ˈdʌbəltən/
noun
1.
(bridge) an original holding of two cards only in a suit
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