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British Dictionary definitions for target man

target man

noun
  1. soccer an attacking player to whom high crosses and centres are played, esp a tall forward
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  • If he hits his target-man, the target's Out, and will be replaced by another man from the Sarki's team.

    Blind Man's Lantern

    Allen Kim Lang