double-ended

adjective
dou·​ble-end·​ed | \ ˌdə-bəl-ˈen-dəd How to pronounce double-ended (audio) \

Definition of double-ended

: similar at both ends a double-ended bolt

First Known Use of double-ended

circa 1874, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of double-ended was circa 1874

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Dictionary Entries Near double-ended

double-edged sword

double-ended

double-ender

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“Double-ended.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double-ended. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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