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de·fense·man

defenseman

 
pronunciation:
dih fens mn [or] dih fens maen
part of speech: noun
inflections: defensemen
definition: in the sports of hockey or lacrosse, a player or a team member who is assigned a position close to the goal in order to prevent the other team from scoring.