an offensive end who lines up some distance outside the formation on the line of scrimmage as a pass receiver.
What Are Split Infinitives?Sometimes infinitives need a little space. A split infinitive occurs when there’s an adverb between two parts of an infinitive. An infinitive consists of the word to and the simple form of a verb (e.g. to go and to read). “To suddenly go” and “to quickly read” are examples of split infinitives because the adverbs (suddenly and quickly) split (or break up) the infinitives to …
Origin of split end
An Americanism dating back to 1950–55
Also called flanker, spread end.
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Examples 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.