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Slip perhaps, following one senior person (7)


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'slip' is the definition.
(cricket term)

'following one senior person' is the wordplay.
'following' becomes 'f.' (used when citing page numbers etc).
'one' becomes 'i' (Roman numeral).
'senior person' becomes 'elder' (elder is a kind of person. I am not sure about the 'senior' bit.).

'perhaps' is the link.

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(Other definitions for fielder that I've seen before include "cover, perhaps" , "Cricketer not on batting side" , "One as cover, slip" , "Slip or cover, maybe" , "he might be in a silly position" .)

I've seen this clue in The Sun.
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