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short leg

noun
  1. cricket
    1. a fielding position on the leg side near the batsman's wicket
    2. a fielder in this position
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Historical Examples

  • A fielder of this calibre always ends by finding his way to short-leg.

    Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 102, February 27, 1892

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