Two or more consecutive nouns in the possessive case, as with "St. Paul's Cathedral's vergers"; discouraged on grounds of style.
Combination of the periphrastic possessive, "of x" with the possessive inflection of a noun. For example, "A friend of John's".
The numerical value of double possessive in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of double possessive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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