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Nose tackle


in football, a defensive lineman positioned opposite the center

See nose guard

noun phrase

A lineman whose position is just opposite the center: ”I don’t want to celebrate yet,” said nose tackle Jeff Wright/ Charlie Krueger, a former nose tackle, retired from the San Francisco 49ers in 1973 (1970s+ Football)


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