Backstop

Definition of Backstop

Back´stop`
n.1.In baseball, a fence, prop. at least 90 feet behind the home base, to stop the balls that pass the catcher; also, the catcher himself.
2.In rounders, the player who stands immediately behind the striking base.
3.In cricket, the longstop; also, the wicket keeper.

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