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- verb American football Of a
quarterbackor other player in the backfield, to take a number of steps back from the line of scrimmageimmediately after the snapor hikeof the ball, to avoid defenders.
- noun American football The act by a player in the
backfieldof dropping back from the line of scrimmageafter the hikeof the ball.
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- verb take position in the rear, as in a military formation or in the line of scrimmage in football
- verb to lag or linger behind
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