bosey

Australian Slang
(cricket) delivery bowled by a wrist-spinner which looks as if it will break one way but in fact goes the other; a googly (from BJT Bos(anquet), an English cricket player renowned as the inventor of this bowl + -ie)

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  • Bosey — (cricket) delivery bowled by a wrist spinner which looks as if it will break one way but in fact goes the other; a googly (from BJT Bos(anquet), an English cricket player renowned as the inventor of this bowl + ie) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • bosey — bo·sey …   English syllables

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