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dou·ble-head·er

also dou·ble·head·er (dŭb′əl-hĕd′ər)
n.
1. Sports Two games or events held in succession on the same program, especially in baseball.
2. A train pulled by two locomotives.

double-header

n
1. (Railways) a train drawn by two locomotives coupled together to provide extra power
2. (General Sporting Terms) sport Also called: twin bill US and Canadian two games played consecutively by the same teams or by two different teams
3. (Currencies) informal Austral and NZ a coin with the impression of a head on each side
4. (Cookery) informal Austral a double ice-cream cone
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After churning out four steals in last Friday's 4-0 win, the Salukis added nine more in a double-header sweep last Saturday.
Bayern are already missing world-class keeper Manuel Neuer for the double-header after the Germany No.
The double-header will strengthen Kardinia Parks reputation as Australias regional home of cricket, having already hosted the Australian, Sri Lankan and West Indies national teams, as well as the Melbourne Stars.
The Ricoh Arena has experience in planning for and hosting nearly every type of sport, so the venue ticked every box for us to hold our double-header weekend.
Rotherham and Newcastle renew rivalries after a host of meetings down the years, the double-header forming part of the Falcons' pre-season preparation ahead of the new Aviva Premiership campaign.
St Helens also won their double-header in the Second Division beating Liver Sports 3-2 and 4-2 respectively.
Devils have won five successive matches and have closed in on the leaders, but have to collect points from their Scottish double-header.
We are looking forward to another big crowd for Wednesday's match and cannot wait to host more action in the Pepsi Indian Premier League at Dubai Sports City after the great success of last Saturday's double-header," he said.
He said: "The guys will be energised going into this double-header with Edinburgh and it's a huge opportunity for us.
The Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad, will host the double-header on September 30.
The Welsh regions' derby day double-header - "Judgement Day" to the marketing men - at the Millennium Stadium looks set to see the Blues play the Scarlets and the Dragons take on the Ospreys on the Easter bank holiday weekend of April 18, 2014 as they look to emulate the success of last year.
This is where the double-header vine-training system comes into play.