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scatback

[skat-bak] /ˈskætˌbæk/
noun, Football.
1.
a fast and agile running back, often small in stature, skilled at eluding tacklers.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; Americanism; scat1 + back1
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scatback

noun

A very fast and agile backfield runner (1946+ Football)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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