double-ender

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

double-ender (plural double-enders)

  1. (nautical) A vessel capable of moving both forwards and backwards, having bow and rudder at each end.
  2. A locomotive with a pilot at each end.
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  3. A cross-cut sawing machine, with two adjustable circular saws, for sawing both ends of timber.
  4. A dildo designed to penetrate two people simultaneously.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for double-ender in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)