Definition of mid-on in English:
1A fielding position on the on side near the bowler.
- At his best he bowled to three slips, gully, third man, cover, mid-off, mid-on and square short leg.
- The upright cover-drives were easy on the eye, while the superb drives down the ground - between the bowler and mid-on - earned muted gasps of admiration from the locals.
- Waddy is used to fielding in the deep, or at mid-on or mid-off.