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fly half

noun
  1. rugby another name for stand-off half
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Historical Examples

  • He slings the pill out to the fly-half, who starts the three-quarters going.

    The Adventures of Sally

    P. G. Wodehouse

  • He handed off Wilkinson, dodged the fly-half, and made for the centre of the ground.

  • Rush after rush he stopped, just as Fitzgerald was looking dangerous, and he brought down his fly-half every time.