broken-field

adjective
bro·​ken-field | \ ˈbrō-kən-ˌfēld \

Definition of broken-field

: characterized by or making quick changes in direction to avoid widely scattered tacklers a halfback known for broken-field running a broken-field runner

First Known Use of broken-field

1903, in the meaning defined above

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14 Jan 2019

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The first known use of broken-field was in 1903

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