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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
1850-1855
1850-55
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British Dictionary definitions for squareleg

square leg

noun (cricket)
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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