flanker back

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n flanker back a back stationed wide of the scrimmage line; used as a pass receiver
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Usage

In literature:

Already bullets were beginning to spit back and forth, though the flankers had not yet got into action.
"Mavericks" by William MacLeod Raine
The Riverlawns pressed them with renewed zeal, and they fell back into the gap made by the flankers.
"A Lieutenant at Eighteen" by Oliver Optic
The flanker threw it over his leg on its back with feet sticking up.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
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