Associations to the word «Halfback»
HALFBACK, noun. (American football) An offensive back whose primary jobs are to carry the ball on running plays and to serve as a receiver or blocker on passing plays.
HALFBACK, noun. (Canadian football) A defensive back whose primary jobs are to cover the slotback on passing plays and prevent running plays from going to the outside.
HALFBACK, noun. (field hockey) A position in field hockey, with both offensive and defensive roles.
HALFBACK, noun. (football) the running back who plays the offensive halfback position.
HALFBACK, noun. (American football) the position of a back on a football team.
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