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 Double (To).Double Dutch. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Double Dealing.
 
Professing one thing and doing another inconsistent with that promise.   1
        “[She] was quite above all double-dealing. She had no mental reservation.”—Maria Edgeworth.
 


 Double (To).Double Dutch. 

 
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