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extra cover

noun, Cricket.
1.
the position of a fielder between mid off and cover point.
2.
the fielder occupying this position.
Also, extra cover point.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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British Dictionary definitions for extra cover

extra cover

noun
1.
(cricket) a fielding position between cover and mid-off
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