mid off

or mid-off

noun Cricket.

the position of a fielder on the off side of the wicket.
the fielder occupying this position.

Origin of mid off

First recorded in 1880–85
Also called mid wicket off.
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noun cricket

the fielding position on the off side closest to the bowler
a fielder in this position
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