Definition of double-headed in English:


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  • 1(Of a train) pulled by two locomotives.
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    • I have a strong suspicion we were double-headed, since the train was large, and we were more than able to maintain track speed.
    • Trains were double headed for most of the day with every possible combination of locomotive.
  • 2(Of a weapon) having two cutting implements, typically one at each end of the shaft: a double-headed axe
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    • He was gigantic, bigger then ever before, yelling wildly, brandishing a sword in one hand and a double-headed axe in the other.
    • He tapped his great double-headed axe, ‘You will need a friend or two at your back!’
    • Daniels watched as the man chose a double-headed axe.

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