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midfield

[mid-feeld, -feeld]
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noun
  1. the middle area of a sports field, especially the area midway between the two goals.

Origin of midfield

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  • Finally a lanky Harvard end wound his body around it at midfield.

  • Two attempts at the line gained but six and Basker punted to midfield.

    Center Rush Rowland

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • Back to midfield then under the ball, and the same thing to do all over again.

    Center Rush Rowland

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • On the board it is hovering between midfield and second base.

    Of All Things

    Robert C. Benchley

  • A kick-off at midfield which Turner ran back 30 yards, a single rush, and the whistle ended the game.


British Dictionary definitions for midfield

midfield

noun
  1. soccer
    1. the general area between the two opposing defences
    2. (as modifier)a midfield player
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