To double cross; to assault an unsuspecting victim. "As soon as I belted (hit) this mug (fellow), three strange weeds (strangers) double-banked me and kicked my lemon (head) in."

- american underworld dictionary - 1950

Dou"ble-bank" (?), v. t. Naut.

To row by rowers sitting side by side in twos on a bank or thwart.

To double-bank an oar, to set two men to pulling one oar.


© Webster 1913.

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