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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Football A player who carries the ball on an offensive play.

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  • n. A player who carries the football.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play


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