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free safety

noun, Football.
1.
a member of a secondary, usually the deepest-playing defender, with no specific assignment at the snap of the ball, but often covering the area of the field across from the weak side of the opponent's offensive line against runs and long pass plays.
Also called weak safety.
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  • If you asked him to hold your coat, the free safety on the other team might be wearing it five minutes later.
  • Participants may also qualify for a free safety seat.
  • These service centers will install the new parts free of charge and give all recalled vehicles a free safety check-up and tune-up.
  • free safety training materials to use with your employees.

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