Cover-point Cov"er-point` (-point!), n. The fielder in the games of cricket and lacrosse who supports ``point.'' [1913 Webster]

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  • cover point — noun Etymology: cover (I) + point 1. a. : a cricket fielding position between point and mid off b. : a player in this position 2. a. : a lacrosse position between point and first defense …   Useful english dictionary

  • cover point — noun a fielding position between cover and point, about 15° forward of square; a fielder in this position …   Wiktionary

  • cover point — 1. Cricket. the position and the player stationed near the point. 2. Lacrosse. the position and the player stationed before the point. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • cover point — /ˈkʌvə pɔɪnt/ (say kuvuh poynt) noun 1. Cricket a fielding position between point and mid off. 2. Lacrosse a position situated in front of point. 3. a player in these positions …   Australian English dictionary

  • cover point — noun Cricket a fielding position a little in front of the batsman on the off side and halfway to the boundary …   English new terms dictionary

  • cover-point — …   Useful english dictionary

  • extra cover point — noun see extra cover …   Useful english dictionary

  • cover drive — noun (cricket) A drive past cover point • • • Main Entry: ↑cover …   Useful english dictionary

  • cover — v. & n. 1 (often foll. by with) protect or conceal by means of a cloth, lid, etc. 2 a extend over; occupy the whole surface of (covered in dirt; covered with writing). b (often foll. by with) strew thickly or thoroughly (covered the floor… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cover — verb 1》 put something on top of or in front of (something) in order to protect or conceal it.     ↘envelop in a layer of something. 2》 extend over (an area). 3》 deal with (a subject).     ↘(of a rule or law) apply to. 4》 travel (a specified… …   English new terms dictionary

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