field captain


noun Sports.

a member of a team taking active part in a game who is authorized to make decisions for the team, especially in regard to planning plays, deciding whether to accept penalties called by an official against the opponents, etc.

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British Dictionary definitions for field captain

field captain

noun

the senior official at an archery meeting, responsible for safety
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