Place-kick
Place-kick Place"-kick`, v. t. & i. To make a place kick; to make (a goal) by a place kick. -- {Place"-kick`er}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • place-kick — place kicker, placekicker, n. /plays kik /, Football. v.t. 1. to make (a field goal or point after touchdown) by a place kick. 2. to kick (the ball) as held for a place kick. v.i. 3. to make a place kick. Also, placekick. [1855 60; v. use of… …   Universalium

  • place kick — place′ kick n. spo 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 • Etymology: 1855–60 place′ kick , v.t. v.i. place′ kick er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Place kick — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • place kick — place ,kick noun count a kick of the ball in RUGBY or football while the ball is on the ground or being held by a player …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • place kick — n in ↑rugby or ↑American football, an occasion when the ball is kicked after it has been placed or held on the ground …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • place kick — noun (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking • Syn: ↑place kicking • Derivationally related forms: ↑place kick (for: ↑place kicking) • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • place-kick — verb 1. kick (a ball) from a stationary position, in football • Derivationally related forms: ↑place kicker, ↑place kicking • Hypernyms: ↑kick • Verb Frames: Somebody s something 2. score (a goal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • place kick — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms place kick : singular place kick plural place kicks a kick of the ball in rugby or American football while the ball is on the ground or being held by a player …   English dictionary

  • Place kick — The place kick is a kicking style commonly used in rugby football when kicking for goal and is also used in American football and Canadian football for kickoffs and field goals (a variation is the Squib kick).It typically involves placing the… …   Wikipedia

  • place kick — Football. a kick in which the ball is held nearly upright on the ground either by means of a tee or by a teammate, as in a kickoff, an attempt at a field goal, etc. Cf. drop kick, punt1 (def. 1). [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

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