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noun
Cricket. the position and the player stationed near the point.
Lacrosse. the position and the player stationed before the point.
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Origin of cover point

First recorded in 1840–50
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British Dictionary definitions for cover point

cover point

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