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centre-half (plural centre-halves)
- Alternative form of centre half.
2011 December 29, Keith Jackson, “SPL: Celtic 1 Rangers 0”, Daily Record:
- McCoist unexpectedly ushered back a defender of his own with Kirk Broadfoot taking over from Steven Whittaker. There was, of course, another change, Kyle Bartley stepping in at centre-half to replace suspended Dorin Goian.