double eagle

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double eagle

n
(Historical Terms) a former US gold coin, having a nominal value of 20 dollars
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dou′ble ea′gle


n.
a U.S. gold coin issued from 1849 to 1933 and equal to 20 dollars.
[1840–50, Amer.]
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double eagle

- Three strokes under par on a single golf hole. Also known as an albatross.
See also related terms for par.
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Noun1.double eagle - (golf) a score of three strokes under par on a hole
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
score - a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0"
2.double eagle - a former gold coin in the United States worth 20 dollars
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
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