double cross

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v double cross betray by double-dealing
    • n double cross an act of betrayal "he gave us the old double cross","I could no longer tolerate his impudent double-crossing"
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Quotations

  • Oscar Levant
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    “I once said cynically of a politician, Hell double-cross that bridge when he comes to it.”

Usage

In literature:

So, you see, I'm double-crossed, no matter where I turn.
"Cavanaugh: Forest Ranger" by Hamlin Garland
Holding double reins crossed in one hand 140 76.
"The Horsewoman" by Alice M. Hayes
Serves Soapy right for double crossing Sam.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
If you double-cross me, he finds out what you are!
"'Firebrand' Trevison" by Charles Alden Seltzer
It's about some guy which is trying to double cross you.
"The Trail to Yesterday" by Charles Alden Seltzer
Don't forget that Jack Flatray will have to pay if you double-cross me.
"Brand Blotters" by William MacLeod Raine
Then there were rows of double crosses; and also one of triple crosses; and finally a series of stars.
"Wood Rangers" by Mayne Reid
Why don't you go and find out if they're double-crossing you?
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
As she crossed the grassy open space, an old-fashioned double buggy went rattling down the road.
"In Orchard Glen" by Marian Keith
Do you want to double-cross Quint?
"The Dark Star" by Robert W. Chambers
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In poetry:

So I reckon that the farmers can proceed to get their crops,
Yes, and chuckle while the bullet raps their trouser seat and stops;
And the hissing double-B shot as they criss-cross over Maine
Will excite no more attention than the patter of the rain.
"A Hail to the Hunter" by Holman Francis Day

In news:

ONE hundred years ago, the crossing of Broadway and Seventh Avenue was a drabble of cheap hotels, some doubling as brothels, and a collection of dealers in harnesses and carriages.
But before Gordon Beckham could cross the plate, Dewayne Wise was thrown out trying to go from second to third--a double play that ended the inning.
Angst on I-680 express lanes, where drivers illegally cross double white lines.
Messi received a cross from Alexis Sanchez to beat Saizar and score his 21st double of 2012 in the 74th.
Google's share rose to 65.6 percent for the month, while Bing easily crossed double digits to 10.3 percent.
New location near The Crossings would more than double size of headquarters.
Angst on I-680 express lanes, where drivers illegally cross double white lines.
Brad Barr/US Presswire Josh Thole turns an inning-ending double play in the second as Bryce Harper crosses the plate for naught.
Looming "dairy cliff" could double milk prices (La Crosse Tribune).
One of the more gruesome killings on Boardwalk Empire occurred when Jimmy caught Herman Kaufman double-crossing his associate, Philadelphia butcher Manny Horvitz.
The fine for crossing a double white line can run as much as $500, the same as a carpool ticket.
A gunman double-crosses his employer to save a lady in 'The Last Lullaby '.
Don't double cross someone you've trained to be an assassin.
Alex Cross' doesn't open until Friday and we just reviewed it unfavorably, but that's not stopping Tyler Perry and book writer James Patterson from finalizing a deal on a sequel called 'Double Cross.
Drivers would be allowed to cross double solid yellow lines to provide bicyclists enough room.
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In science:

After the folding of these two bands in the doubled unit cell, new crossing points appear close to the new symmetry plane.
On the electronic structure of CaCuO2 and SrCuO2
As we can see the steepest descent contours C1 and C2 now cross and so C2 is no longer inside inside C1 . (Also, the resulting double integral is not absolutely convergent but must be interpreted as a principal value).
On Convergence of Moments for Random Young Tableaux and a Random Growth Model
G , we mean that it can be drawn on surface G in double line notation without any line crossings).
Marginal Deformations of N=4 SYM and of its Supersymmetric Orbifold Descendants
The symmetric tra jectories in a double-slit experiment with single particles is a clear example of how the information that the tra jectories are symmetrical about the line of symmetry and do not cross, is masked in the distribution function ρ(x(t)).
Comments on Struyve and Baere's paper on experiments to distinguish Bohmian mechanics from quantum mechanics
Indeed, most of this cross section we predicte to be due to SCHNC, especially the double-flip, transitions.
Production of spin-3 mesons in diffractive DIS
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