long leg


noun
  1. cricket

    • a fielding position on the leg side near the boundary almost directly behind the batsman's wicket

    • a fielder in this position

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How to use long leg in a sentence

  • She has one long leg in the Top 40 charts and another in the land of twangy vowels.

    Battle of the Blondes | Bryan Curtis | January 28, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • "It will be a long leg and a short one with her, sir," the skipper said.

    The Queen's Cup | G. A. Henty
  • The Boy hung one of them up, by its long leg, near the child's head at the side of the bunk, and then conferred with O'Flynn.

    The Magnetic North | Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  • Singleton rolled one long leg over the other, luxuriating in Grindley's immensity.

    The Messenger | Elizabeth Robins
  • It came from a point that enabled them to make this the long leg, gaining quite a considerable distance.

  • The big foot at the end of the long leg swung slowly back and forth.

    Shavings | Joseph C. Lincoln