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running back

noun, Football.
1.
an offensive back, as a halfback or fullback, whose principal role is advancing the ball by running with it on plays from scrimmage.
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  • Still, more and more people were running back and forth among the wickiups.

    Shaman Robert Shea
  • Men were running back and forth across the street––after Brown, he surmised.

    The Coyote James Roberts
  • running back to the field, she gathered a handful of wild flowers and returned to the soldier.

  • His mind is retreating, running back to some other delusions.

    The Dark Door Alan Edward Nourse
  • While talking, the three boys had been running back to the garage.

    Dave Porter in the Gold Fields Edward Stratemeyer

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