from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Football A pass receiver who lines up apart from the rest of the formation.
  • noun The end of a hair that has split into strands.

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  • noun A hair which has split at the end, usually from dryness or innutrition. (Usually in plural)
  • noun American football The position which lines up wide and on the offensive line of scrimmage whose primary job is to serve as a receiver
  • noun American football A player playing the position of split end

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (football) an offensive end who lines up at a distance from the other linemen


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split + end


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