cover point


noun

Cricket. the position and the player stationed near the point.
Lacrosse. the position and the player stationed before the point.

Origin of cover point

First recorded in 1840–50
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cover point

noun

cricket
  1. a fielding position in the covers
  2. a fielder in this position
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