leg-break

[ leg-breyk ]
/ ˈlɛgˌbreɪk /

noun Cricket.

a ball deviating to the off side from the leg side when bowled.

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Origin of leg-break

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for leg-break

leg break

noun

cricket a bowled ball that spins from leg to off on pitching
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