I play double-stops a lot in my music. In other words, I finger two adjacent strings with one or more fingers while bowing those strings together. I thought that was the one and only meaning of 'double-stops'.
However, I'm starting to come across more and more instances of people who think that the phrase just means 'bowing two strings together' (regardless of the fingering - even including bowing two open strings together).
It confuses learners too.
What say you all?
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