Doublet Definition

dŭblĭt
doublets
noun
A man's closefitting jacket with or without sleeves, worn chiefly from the 14th to the 16th cent.
Webster's New World
Either of a pair of similar things.
Webster's New World
A pair; couple.
Webster's New World
A multiplet with two members.
American Heritage
Either of two words that derive ultimately from the same source but by different processes (Ex.: regal, royal; skirt, shirt)
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Doublet

Noun

Singular:
doublet
Plural:
doublets

Origin of Doublet

  • Middle English from Old French diminutive of double double double

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French doublet, from double + -et.

    From Wiktionary

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