double cross

noun

Definition of double cross

  1. 1a :  an act of winning or trying to win a fight or match after agreeing to lose itb :  an act of betraying or cheating an associate

  2. 2 :  a cross between first-generation hybrids of four separate inbred lines (as in the production of hybrid seed corn)

Examples of double cross in a Sentence

  1. politics is full of double crosses and backbiting

First Known Use of double cross

1834



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