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Doubles or Double-walkers


Those aerial duplicates of men or women who represent them so minutely as to deceive those who know them. We apply the word to such persons as the Dromio brothers, the Corsican brothers, and the brothers Antiphʹolus. The “head centre Stephens” is said to have had a double, who was perpetually leading astray those set to hunt him down.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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