double eagle Word Origin noun
- a gold coin of the U.S., issued from 1849 to 1933, equal to 2 eagles or 20 dollars.
- Golf. a score of three strokes under par on a hole.
Origin of double eagle An Americanism dating back to 1840–50 British Dictionary definitions for double eagle double eagle noun
- a former US gold coin, having a nominal value of 20 dollars