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defenseman

noun de·fense·man \-mən, -ˌman\

: a player in a sport (such as hockey) who tries to stop the other team from scoring

Full Definition of DEFENSEMAN

:  a player in a sport (as hockey) who is assigned to a defensive zone or position

First Known Use of DEFENSEMAN

1895

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