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.
(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.
Syn. -- double.
Doubling a cape,
(Naut.), sailing around or passing beyond a cape, promontory, etc.
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