mid on

or mid-on

noun Cricket.

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

Origin of mid on

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

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