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slotback

[ slot-bak ]
/ ˈslɒtˌbæk /
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noun Football.
an offensive back who lines up about one yard behind the gap in the line between a tackle and an end stationed a distance outside of the tackle.
the position played by this back.
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Origin of slotback

First recorded in 1960–65; slot1 + back1
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