• WordNet 3.6
    • n doubleheader two games instead of one (especially in baseball when the same two teams play two games on the same day)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: "Doubleheader," which refers to two baseball games played back to back, was originally a railroad term that referred to two engines in a switching yard hooked up back to back on a single train. The train could also be called a "two-header."
    • n doubleheader A railroad-train drawn by two engines, or pulled by one engine and pushed by another.
    • n doubleheader In lumbering, a place from which it is possible to haul a full load to the landing, and where partial loads are topped out or finished to the full hauling capacity of teams.
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In news:

With six hits already in this doubleheader, fans expected something special from the Japanese star.
Oxford tops Pontotoc in hoops doubleheader.
Greenbrier 's baseball team will have a chance for their second straight class 4-A state title after defeating Marist in a doubleheader Monday afternoon.
Mike Napoli resembles a Rangers' guardian Angel after doubleheader split.
In the nightcap of a doubleheader at Quincy's Veterans Stadium, North Quincy looked a little sleepy early on.
The Ohio University-Chillicothe theater program will present a doubleheader of comic entertainment with scenes from Hat Tricks and the one-act play Art at 8 pm on June 8 and June 9 in the Bennett Hall auditorium.
The McLennan Highlassies and Hill Lady Rebels split today's conference doubleheader in Hillsboro.
Pleasantville welcomes Wayne into town tonight as each team will begin their Pride of Iowa Conference play in a girls/boys doubleheader.
Crisp, Terrell academies break even in hoop doubleheader.
Zach McAllister pitched six innings for his first major league win as the Cleveland Indians roughed up a far-from-perfect Philip Humber in an 8-6 win Monday over the Chicago White Sox in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.
A change in the conference playoff format makes for a compelling early season PSAC West basketball doubleheader at Gannon's Hammermill Center today when Indiana (Pa.) pays a visit.
Lebanon High School will induct six new members onto its Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies planned Friday, Dec 14 between games of a home basketball doubleheader with Wilson Central.
John Lannan lined up to start Saturday in the Nationals' doubleheader against the Braves.
There were all kinds of Phillies fanatics in the stands during the day-night doubleheader… (YONG KIM / Staff Photographer ).
The North Moore girls' and boys' basketball teams split their doubleheader against Eastern Randolph Wednesday night in Robbins.