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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

place′ kick`(n.)

  1. a kick in which a football is held nearly upright on the ground either by means of a tee or by a teammate, as in a kickoff.

    Category: Sport

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. place kick, place-kicking(verb)

    (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking

  2. place-kick(verb)

    kick (a ball) from a stationary position, in football

  3. place-kick(verb)

    score (a goal) by making a place kick


  1. place kick(Noun)

    A kick in which the ball is placed, at rest, on the ground or on a small tee


  1. Place kick

    The place kick is a kicking style commonly used in rugby league and rugby union. It is also seen in Association football, American football and Canadian football.


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