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extra cover

or extra cover point

noun, Cricket.
the position of a fielder between mid off and cover point.
the fielder occupying this position.
Origin of extra cover
1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • At a hundred and four, when the wicket had put on exactly fifty, Bob fell to a combination of de Freece and extra-cover.

    Mike P. G. Wodehouse
  • It flew along the ground through the gap between cover and extra-cover, a comfortable three.

    Mike P. G. Wodehouse
British Dictionary definitions for extra-cover

extra cover

(cricket) a fielding position between cover and mid-off
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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