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scrum half

noun [C] uk   us   (plural scrum halves)
a rugby player who throws the ball into the scrum
Translations of “scrum half”
in Chinese (Traditional) (英式橄欖球運動中的)爭球前衛,前鋒…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英式橄榄球运动中的)争球前卫,传锋…
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