ball carrier

Definitions

  • The witch speaks to Ball-Carrier, who is lying on a platform
    The witch speaks to Ball-Carrier, who is lying on a platform
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ball carrier (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play
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Usage

In literature:

The kettle soon began to sing and bubble, and Ball Carrier was lifted in.
"The Brown Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
Sergeant Evans of "Command Decision" was an archtype of the best ball carriers among them.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
The kettle soon began to sing and bubble, and Ball-Carrier was lifted in.
"The Brown Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
Connel went down like a tackled ball carrier.
"The Flaming Mountain" by Harold Leland Goodwin
A pair of carrier balls or plates, or a number of pairs, may be used instead of one.
"Heroes of Science: Physicists" by William Garnett
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In poetry:

Here's the Round Robin, round as any ball;
You scarce can see his head or tail at all.
He's not a carrier-pigeon, though he brings
Important messages beneath his wings.
And 'tis this freak of ornithology
They mean who say, "A little bird told me."
"A Phenomenal Fauna" by Carolyn Wells

In news:

Brookfield's #16 RJ Leon holds on to Edgewood ball carrier #20 Dylan McCaleb to make the tackle.
Brookfield's #8 Kasey Tingler chases down Edgewood ball carrier #20 Dylan McCaleb after he reached the open field.
Saint Stephen's ball carrier Luc Goeders runs into the arms of Fort Myers Gateway Charter defender Kyle Summers during Friday's game at Palma Sola Park TIMOTHY R WOLFRUM/twolfrum@bradenton.com TWOLFRUM@BRADENTON.COM Buy Photo.
Warner's Jake Leybas, left, and Kyle Taylor (right) and a host of other Eagles bring down a Liberty ball carrier in last week's regular season finale for Warner, which faces Yale in the Class A playoffs on Friday.
Red Hawks Aaron DeYoung and Hunter Larsen tackle the Hastings ball carrier.
Michael Carter-Williams #1 of the Syracuse Orange dunks the ball against the Colgate Raiders during the game at the Carrier Dome on November 25, 2012 in Syracuse, New York.
Players won't be turned loose to chase the ball carrier in a controlled frenzy.
Oklahoma defender Aaron Colvin brings down a Kansas State ball carrier Saturday, Sept 22, 2012, during a Big 12 Conference game against Kansas State at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman.
Cade Hyman blocks defenders in front of the ball carrier.
New Orleans Saints rookie running back Chris Ivory is turning into a dependable ball carrier for the defending Super Bowl Champions.
With injuries forcing Ole Miss junior running back Jeff Scott to miss practice time, the Rebels' other tailbacks have stepped up and tightened the race to be the first-string ball carrier.
Cannerelli / The Post-Standard Syracuse University forward Juanita Ward hustles for a loose ball against Marquette during a Big East game Feb 6 in the Carrier Dome.
Walker Morrow, No 10, and Robert Lopez give their best efforts to try to stop a Robertson ball carrier from getting a first down in last Friday's game.
San Marcos linebacker Chris Moreno pulls down a Judson ball carrier during the Rattlers' 32-15 homecoming loss to Converse-Judson Friday night at Bobcat Stadium.
Sequoyah ball carrier, Grant Neugin (right), follows his blocker, Tanner Sheets (67) during the Indians' 42-7 victory over Sperry on Friday night.
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