My question is about a sentence that I read in one of criticism of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, it reads as follows:
The relationship between Helena and Hermia is characterised by sisterhood, to the extent that they see themselves as a "double-cherry." A similar relationship existed between Titania and the mother of the Indian boy,...
What is the meaning of double-cherry here.
I have tried looking online and the closest meaning I could find is from urban dictionary which states, double-cherry can mean a lesbian in online-chat terminology. This meaning fits nowhere in a Shakespearean commentary.