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- n. a fielding position, about 40° forward of square on the leg side, between square leg and mid on
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In cricket, a fielder who stands nearly abreast the bowler, at some distance to the right or left. (See diagram under cricket.) Midwicket on or mid-on stands to the left of the batsman who is striking, midwicket off or mid-off to his right.
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