jockteleg

jockteleg

(ˈdʒɒktəˌlɛɡ)
n
a large clasp knife
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JOCKTELEG (jock-t'-leg)--an unusual fielding position in Scottish cricket whereby a player in kilts straddles the pitch, placing one foot at forward short leg and the other at silly point, and pulls faces at the batsman--the bowler being required to deliver the ball between the crouching fieldsman's legs (also known as the 'silly sporran' position) [a large Scottish clasp pocketknife--possibly strapped to the leg and hidden under a kilt]