- /stɪf-am ˈfɛnd/ (say stif-ahm 'fend)
noun Australian Rules, Rugby Football
a move made by a ball-carrier to fend off an opponent coming at him or her by placing the ball under one arm and holding the other out stiffly in front with the palm outstretched to ward off the oncoming player.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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