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noun 
  1. Two similar or identical things taken together.
I couldn't decide which of the two dresses I preferred, so I bought the pair.
  1. (followed by of) Two; a couple of.
  2. Two people in a relationship, partnership or friendship.
My wife and I make a great pair.
  1. Used in the names of some objects and garments that have two similar parts or halves.
a pair of scissors
a pair of jeans
but not a pair of cymbals
  1. (cricket) A score of zero runs (a duck) in both innings of a two-innings match
  2. (baseball) A double play, two outs recorded in one play
They turned a to end the fifth.
  1. (baseball) A doubleheader, two games played on the same day between the same teams
The Pirates took a from the Phillies.
  1. (poker) A poker hand that contains of two cards of identical rank which cannot also count as a better hand.
  2. (slang) - pair (of breasts) - she's got a gorgeous pair.
verb 
  1. (transitive) To put (two people or things) together.

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