full|back

full|back
full|back «FUL BAK», noun.
1. a football player who is a member of the offensive backfield and usually lines up between the halfbacks.
2. a player in field hockey, soccer, or Rugby who is responsible for the defense of the goal and whose position is behind the other backs.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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