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English definition of “lbw”

lbw

adjective, adverb uk   /ˌel.biːˈdʌb.l̩.juː/ us  
abbreviation for leg before wicket: in the game of cricket, the situation when your time as the person trying to hit the ball is ended because the ball has hit your leg when it should not haveCricketGeneral terms used in ball sports
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