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1A fielding position far behind the bowler and towards the off side.
- ‘Hamilton went next when, having applied himself for a patient 60 from 102 balls, he lost concentration and lofted the same bowler tamely to long off.’
- 1.1 A fielder at long off.
- ‘It took a bit of time to figure out if you were the midwicket, fine leg, long off or deep gully.’
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