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Definition of "doubleton" []

  • A pair of cards that are the only ones of their suit in a hand dealt to a player. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "doubleton" in a sentence
  • "The appearance of East's doubleton queen was a welcome sight, and all that remained was to resolve the position of the queen of clubs."
  • "That might be a singleton or it might be from queen-10 doubleton."
  • "When instead he felled North's doubleton ace, he could not establish the spade suit and eventually finished two down."