Defenseman definition

dĭ-fĕnsmən, -măn
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A team member, as in hockey, who plays a defensive zone or position.
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(ice hockey, lacrosse) Either of two players positioned close to their own goal to prevent scoring and to gain possession of the puck.
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(chiefly US) Alternative spelling of defenceman.
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Singular:
defenseman
Plural:
defensemen