One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A person who or (occasionally) animal which steals game; a poacher.
2(In a sporting contest) a point, etc., which brings about a late and unexpected victory for the side that appeared certain to lose; a player who scores in this way.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Harriet.
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