Squareleg

square leg

noun Cricket.
1.
the position of a fielder on the left of the batsman and almost on the opposite side of the wicket.
2.
the fielder occupying this position.
Also, square-leg.


Origin:
1850–55

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square leg
 
n
1.  a fielding position on the on side approximately at right angles to the batsman
2.  a person who fields in this position

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