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twosome

[too-suh m] /ˈtu səm/
adjective
1.
consisting of two; two-fold.
2.
performed or played by two persons.
noun
3.
two together or in company; couple; duo.
4.
Golf. a match between two persons.
Origin of twosome
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English (north); see two, -some2
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  • Anyway, after one or two long distance exchanges she drops out a note arranging a twosome in the palace gardens by moonlight.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • Prior to that Hephzy and I had, golfly speaking, been playing it as a twosome.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Seein' as we're only startin' in on the twosome breakfast game, maybe you could find something nice and cheerful by a window.

    The House of Torchy Sewell Ford
  • So we begins our first burglar hunt as a twosome, and I must say there's other sports I enjoy more.

    The House of Torchy Sewell Ford
  • Elmer and Kenny would be the other twosome, and, both armed with quarterstaffs would be troubleshooters.

    Black Man's Burden Dallas McCord Reynolds
British Dictionary definitions for twosome

twosome

/ˈtuːsəm/
noun
1.
two together, esp two people
2.
a match between two people
3.
(modifier) consisting of or played by two: a twosome song
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