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- v. To kick the ball from a stationary position, especially as a means of scoring extra points
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the act of kicking the ball after it has been placed on the ground.
- v. To make a place kick; to make (a goal) by a place kick.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking
- v. score (a goal) by making a place kick
- v. kick (a ball) from a stationary position, in football
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The Patriots defense is stupefied as the place-kick holder flings a sloppy pass to a wide-open receiver who makes the catch and falls into the end zone for a touchdown.
As the place-kick holder, Kyle takes the snap, tees up the ball, and Josh Medley nails a line drive for the extra point, to put the Patriots up by seven.
Most points ever: 180 more games, but no place-kick points.
And I had the real meaning of communication explained to me once by a fellow named Danny Villanueva, who used to place-kick for the Los Angeles Rams and later the Dallas Cowboys, and then he became a sports announcer in Los Angeles.
Kick-off is a place-kick made from the center of the field.
Kick-out, when one of the players on the side which has touched the ball down in its own goal makes a punt, drop-kick or place-kick.
The catcher is entitled to the privilege of falling back towards his own goal, as far as he chooses; from the point selected he may take a place-kick, a drop-kick, or a punt.
He could place-kick four out of five balls beyond the goal line from the center of the field, and I have actually seen him try goals at that distance.
The fresh players saved the day for the 'varsity, for, although the second finally reached the twelve yards, it could go no further, and Captain Turner's try at a place-kick went a yard under the cross-bar.
Chambers was down to her opponents 'twenty-four yards now, almost under the shadow of the goal and a place-kick would score once out of twice.
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