from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Either of two defensive backs normally positioned behind the linebackers and toward the sidelines.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun American football, Gaelic football The defensive players who are in position on each side farthest laterally from the ball and whose principal responsibility is to defend against passes

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

  • noun a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers


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