Half back

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(Football) See under 2d Back.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
Stuart was apprehensive there might be a difficulty of subsisting his whole party throughout the winter, he had sent one half back to Astoria, retaining with him only Ross, Montigny, and two others.
Raoul, I was lying half back on a saddle and I had recognized the white horse out of the PROFETA, which I had so often fed with sugar and sweets.
Right Half Back S Goldrick (Dublin), M O'Callaghan (Cork), R Kearns (Mayo).
The 22-year-old half back has been snapped up on a three-year deal despite being injured in the Championship season with Featherstone.
KARACHI -- Former Pakistan captain and legendary Olympian half back Anwar Ahmed Khan was laid to rest at Gizri graveyard here on Saturday.
Akhtar Rasool said veteran half back Waseem Ahmed not considered because of his shoulder injury while Fareed Ahmed was included in the team after recovering from groin injury.
Gateshead Thunder have signed a 10th Australian ahead of tomorrow's National League Two game at Workington following the capture of Limoux half back Justin McKay, (writes JEFF BOWRON).
'We've got two new men at half back and no one knows how they're going to go,' said Teichmann.
Thorman again partners younger brother Neil at half back but leading try scorer Damian Reed remains sidelined with a calf injury.
The 21-year-old full back or half back was under contract with the Warriors for next year and was expected to return to them after spending the 2016 season on loan to Castleford but instead will join the newlypromoted Centurions.
Easts Tigers' Queensland Cup half back Mike Hobbs has joined Gateshead along with three cross-code players from the West Indies Rugby League Federation ( utility forward Damien Martinez, winger neigel Arizmensez and pop Selwyn St Bernard.
SEAN LONG last night saluted half back partner Tommy Martyn after treble winners St Helens were left singing in the rain at Twickenham.