from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The fielder in the games of cricket and lacrosse who supports “point.”
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fielder in the game of cricket who stands a little to the right of and behind point, and whose duty it is to stop and return all balls batted toward him. See cricket.
- n. In the game of lacrosse, a player who stands just in front of point, and who should prevent the ball from coming near the goal.
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