double jump


Definition of double jump

1 : the action of capturing two of an opponent's checkers in one move of successive jumps with the same piece
2 : a double hurdle consisting typically of two fences set at such a distance that a horse must jump each in turn
3 : a bid in bridge of two tricks more than necessary to overcall (as three spades over one club)

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“Double jump.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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