Quarter back

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(Football) the player who has position next behind center rush, and receives the ball on the snap back.

See also: Quarter

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Hanagan was at his best to just get the Richard Fahey-trained three-year-old to score by a head from Chief Whip (4-1) with the front-running Tom Dascombe's Above N Beyond (11-1), under Richard Kingscote, a further length and a quarter back in third.
Jonathan Todd, co-owner of the new venture at 16 Frederick Street, said: "We're excited to be bringing a building in the Jewellery Quarter back to life as an independent bar and kitchen."
We would have liked to have probably had one quarter back, where we thought we didn't execute the game plan very well, but certainly the Irish had a great game.
Raheq, representing the all-powerful Majed Al jahouri stable, was a length and a quarter back in the third for Royston Ffrench.
Between the pre-and-post-game Lord's Prayers and casual jokes about a Jewish defensive lineman in pursuit of a "quarter back," it's empowering to see more Jewish high schoolers embracing the pigskin and forming their own teams to compete in America's most popular sport.
Planteur won his first Pattern event in April when outclassing Rewilding in the Group 2 Prix Noailles, and went on to the Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly, where he ran on steadily throughout the final two furlongs to finish second behind Lope De Vega, with Behkabad a length and a quarter back in fourth.
Last year's winner cruised to the front approaching the final flight to score by four and a half lengths from Carole's Legacy with Voler La Vedette a further length and a quarter back in third.
Master Minded had hung right throughout under Ruby Walsh and wilted on the runin to finish nearly three lengths adrift of Mahogany Blaze, who was in turn a length and a quarter back from Well Chief.
Meanwhile, the Dallas Cowboys quarter back was spotted partying with a group of friends at Hollywood club 'MyHouse' instead of spending time with the singer on her birthday.
"They play a bit of American football, most of the boys want to be either quarter back or wide receiver so it's all of those things.
He is sure to be another excel- m lent target for returning quarter back Joe Wright from Chicago.