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Doublet vs. Hose

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  • Doublet (noun)

    A pair of two similar or equal things; couple.

  • Doublet (noun)

    One of two or more different words in a language derived from the same etymological root but having different phonological forms (e.g., toucher and toquer in French or shade and shadow in English).

  • Doublet (noun)

    In textual criticism, two different narrative accounts of the same actual event.

  • Doublet (noun)

    An imitation gem made of two pieces of glass or crystal with a layer of color between them.

  • Doublet (noun)

    A word or phrase set a second time by mistake.

  • Doublet (noun)

    A quantum state of a system with a spin of ½, such that there are two allowed values of the spin component, −½ and +½.

  • Doublet (noun)

    A word (or rather, a halfword) consisting of two bytes.

  • Doublet (noun)

    A very small flowering plant, Dimeresia howellii.

  • Doublet (noun)

    A word ladder puzzle.

  • Doublet (noun)

    An arrangement of two lenses for a microscope, designed to correct spherical aberration and chromatic dispersion, thus rendering the image of an object more clear and distinct.

  • Doublet (noun)

    Either of two dice, each of which, when thrown, has the same number of spots on the face lying uppermost.

    "to throw doublets"

  • Doublet (noun)

    A game somewhat like backgammon.

  • Doublet (noun)

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  • Doublet (noun)

    A man’s close-fitting jacket, with or without sleeves, worn by European men from the 1400s to the 1600s.

  • Hose (noun)

    A flexible tube conveying water or other fluid.

  • Hose (noun)

    A stocking-like garment worn on the legs; pantyhose, women's tights.

  • Hose (noun)

    Close-fitting trousers or breeches, reaching to the knee.

  • Hose (verb)

    To water or spray with a hose.

  • Hose (verb)

    To deliver using a hose.

  • Hose (verb)

    To provide with hose garment

  • Hose (verb)

    To attack and kill somebody, usually using a firearm.

  • Hose (verb)

    To trick or deceive.

  • Hose (verb)

    To break a computer so everything needs to be reinstalled; to wipe all files.

  • Hose (verb)

    To cause an unfair disadvantage to a player or team through poor officiating; especially, to cause a player or team to lose the game with an incorrect call.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Doublet (noun)

    Two of the same kind; a pair; a couple.

  • Doublet (noun)

    A word or words unintentionally doubled or set up a second time.

  • Doublet (noun)

    A close-fitting garment for men, covering the body from the neck to the waist or a little below. It was worn in Western Europe from the 15th to the 17th century.

  • Doublet (noun)

    A counterfeit gem, composed of two pieces of crystal, with a color them, and thus giving the appearance of a naturally colored gem. Also, a piece of paste or glass covered by a veneer of real stone.

  • Doublet (noun)

    An arrangement of two lenses for a microscope, designed to correct spherical aberration and chromatic dispersion, thus rendering the image of an object more clear and distinct.

  • Doublet (noun)

    Two dice, each of which, when thrown, has the same number of spots on the face lying uppermost; as, to throw doublets.

  • Doublet (noun)

    A game somewhat like backgammon.

  • Doublet (noun)

    One of two or more words in the same language derived by different courses from the same original from; as, crypt and grot are doublets; also, guard and ward; yard and garden; abridge and abbreviate, etc.

  • Hose (noun)

    Close-fitting trousers or breeches, as formerly worn, reaching to the knee.

  • Hose (noun)

    Covering for the feet and lower part of the legs; a stocking or stockings.

  • Hose (noun)

    A flexible pipe, made of leather, India rubber, or other material, and used for conveying fluids, especially water, from a faucet, hydrant, or fire engine.

Webster Dictionary
  • Doublet (noun)

    a man's close-fitting jacket; worn during the Renaissance

  • Hose (noun)

    socks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear as hosiery)

  • Hose (noun)

    man's garment of the 16th and 17th centuries; worn with a doublet

  • Hose (noun)

    a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas

  • Hose (verb)

    water with a hose;

    "hose the lawn"

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