Doubling

Definition of Doubling

Dou´bling
n.1.The act of one that doubles; a making double; reduplication; also, that which is doubled.
2.A turning and winding; as, the doubling of a hunted hare; shift; trick; artifice.
3.(Her.) The lining of the mantle borne about the shield or escutcheon.
4.The process of redistilling spirits, to improve the strength and flavor.
5.raising the stakes in a game, such as a card game or backgammon, by a factor of 2.
Doubling a cape
(Naut.) etc. (Naut.), sailing around or passing beyond a cape, promontory, etc.

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