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goalkeeper, goalie, fielder, field

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1939 goal-keeper
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As a Noun: 1. The player in a sports team, especially a soccer team, whose job is to guard the goal. English = goalkeeper. Informal English = goalie. 2. In cricket, a player who is fielding (rather than bowling or keeping the wicket) or one who has particular skill at fielding. English = fielder. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To guard the goal in a game, especially soccer. 2. In a game of cricket, to be the team that is trying to catch the ball, rather than batting. English = field.