double six

double six

n. a year; a pair of six-month periods. (Streets.) Johnny spent a double six in the slammer.
See also: double, six
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Dubai: At first glance, double Six Nations champions Ireland look likely to walk Pool D having beaten France 18-11 at home in February's tournament.
After the flunk in France a fortnight ago Lancaster's men could not afford another loss and they delivered against the double Six Nations champs.
O'Brien (below) says the key to Ireland's double Six Nations success and rise in the world rankings has been due to the faith him and the rest of the squad have in Schmidt.
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motor and, with few exceptions, he either drove a Jaguar Sovereign, an XJ6 or, latterly, a Daimler Double Six.
Teams consist of six players, for example three pairs playing at three different tables, with marker board for points and a full set of dominoes up to double six used.
Action follows from now on, Tony downs the double six, He is wily and knows some tricks, David follows with six five, Just to keep the game alive, Keith is swiftly in to play And puts his double five away
It's like everyone has to be shaking a double six," he added.
Dekker had three darts at double six to stay alive and his first two attempts were so poor he took almost a minute to work out where to stand for a clear sight of the target.
30pm, roll a double six on the door and roll in for free.
Wales' double Six Nations title and Grand Slam-winning supremo would have been confirmed in the Lions role earlier this year.
Both players missed important throws but Chisnall kept his head to win the fifth set with double six after Taylor had missed two shots at double 20.
But as Taylor threw a wayward pair at double top, the St Helens player was given a second chance to send the darts legend crashing out and made no mistake, hitting a double six and sending Taylor home.
His winning double six enabled him and Sid Waddell to see off Paul Hanagan and five-time world champion Eric Bristow - who had been helicoptered in specially from Blackpool by sponsors Sky Bet along with MC John McDonald - to win pounds 1,000 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance