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 Doubles or Double-walkers.Douceur’. (French.) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Doubting Castle.
 
The castle of the giant Despair, in which Christian and Hopeful were incarcerated, but from which they escaped by means of the key called “Promise.” (Bunyan: Pilgrim’s Progress.)   1
 


 Doubles or Double-walkers.Douceur’. (French.) 

 
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