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- n. A ball, bowled by a leg break bowler, that spins from off to leg (to a right-handed batsman), unlike a normal leg-break delivery.
- adj. Of the eyes, bulging.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a cricket ball bowled as if to break one way that actually breaks in the opposite way.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cricket ball bowled as if to break one way that actually breaks in the opposite way
The etymology is uncertain but it is linked to Bernard Bosanquet, who developed such a delivery. It may be important that the word was first reported during one of his New Zealand matches. (Wiktionary)