double eagle

double eagle
a) A gold coin with a face value of $20.00 formerly used in the United States, the double of the U.S. eagle coin.
b) Three under par, one stroke short of an ace (a hole in one) on a par 5 hole.

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  • Double Eagle — Allgemeine Information Zivile Bezeichnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Double Eagle I — was a helium balloon piloted by Ben Abruzzo and Maxie Anderson in a failed attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 1977. The balloon launched from Marshfield, Massachusetts on September 9. After being blown off course by stormy weather, the team… …   Wikipedia

  • Double eagle — Double Dou ble (d[u^]b l), a. [OE. doble, duble, double, OF. doble, duble, double, F. double, fr. L. duplus, fr. the root of duo two, and perh. that of plenus full; akin to Gr. diplo os double. See {Two}, and {Full}, and cf. {Diploma}, {Duple}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Double Eagle V — Double Eagle V, piloted by Ben Abruzzo, Larry Newman, Ron Clark and Rocky Aoki, was the first balloon to cross the Pacific Ocean. It launched from Nagashima, Japan on November 10, 1981, and landed in Mendocino National Forest in California 84… …   Wikipedia

  • double eagle — ☆ double eagle n. a former U.S. gold coin equal to $20 …   English World dictionary

  • Double eagle — For other uses, see Double eagle (disambiguation). For the device in heraldry, see Double headed eagle. The 1875 CC Liberty Head design …   Wikipedia

  • Double Eagle — A Double Eagle is a gold coin of the United States with a denomination of $20. Although the eagle based nomenclature for gold U.S. coinage is often assumed to be a nickname, the eagle, half eagle and quarter eagle were specifically given these… …   Wikipedia

  • double eagle — noun Date: 1936 a golf score of three strokes less than par on a hole • double eagle transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • double-eagle — transitive verb see double eagle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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