Definitions

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  • n. the opening kick of each half of a game of football.
  • n. the opening sequence of any event

Etymologies

kick + off (Wiktionary)

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  • 1857 HUGHES Tom Brown I. v, Hasn't old Brook won the toss..and got choice of goals and kick-off?

    June 8, 2008