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nose guard

noun, Football.
Origin of nose guard
1975-1980
1975-80
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  • 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
Contemporary definitions for noseguard
noun
noun

in football, a defensive lineman who plays opposite the offensive center; also written noseguard ; also called nose tackle , middle guard

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A nose guard is generally big and strong enough to take on double-teams on a consistent basis.

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