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Origin of cover point
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Example sentences from the Web for cover point
Twelve runs had been scored in the first five balls; there had been a possible run out; a catch had been missed at cover-point.The Lonely Unicorn|Alec Waugh
Cover-point: the person who stops a ball or the act of stopping it.Tom Brown at Rugby|Thomas Hughes
Some balls he hit to “leg,” and some he cut with terrific force past “cover-point.”Parkhurst Boys|Talbot Baines Reed
Then the cover-point hitter, that cunning man, goes on to bowl slow twisters.Tom Brown's School Days|Thomas Hughes
Then the last man came in, and the first thing he did was to send up a nice little dolly catch to Eric at cover-point.
British Dictionary definitions for cover point
- a fielding position in the covers
- a fielder in this position