an offensive end who lines up some distance outside the formation on the line of scrimmage as a pass receiver.
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Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?
Also called flanker, spread end.
Origin of split end
An Americanism dating back to 1950–55
Words nearby split end
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for split end
A split-end stick may be used for the same purpose by wedging the bacon in between the two sides of the split.
Your comb can rest on two forked-stick supports tacked on the tree, or two split-end sticks.