Field Hockey. the player in the middle among the halfbacks.
Soccer. the player in the middle of his or her own half of the field who carries out both offensive and defensive duties.
Center Stage: 21 Words to Know for Music Festival Season
1. Bonnaroo This festival name may bring to mind a bonanza of kangaroos, but bonnaroo is actually a Creole slang word that means “best on the street.” The inspiration for this festival name was the 1974 album Desitively Bonnaroo by jazz legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dr. John. Desitive is an obscure term meaning “conclusive.” This year, Capital Cities, Kanye West, and …
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Origin of center halfback
First recorded in 1875–80
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