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nose guard

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noun Football.
  1. middle guard.

Origin of nose guard

First recorded in 1975–80
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Examples from the Web for noseguard

Historical Examples

  • With a glimmer of returning intelligence Mr. Bransford laid his noseguard on the window-sill.

    Bransford of Rainbow Range

    Eugene Manlove Rhodes

  • Here Billy swore mentally, having a very definite guess as to how Jeff might have lost the noseguard.

    Bransford of Rainbow Range

    Eugene Manlove Rhodes