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.

Dryden.

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.

Doubling a cape, promontory, etc. Naut., sailing around or passing beyond a cape, promontory, etc.

 

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