from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A direct free kick from a corner of the field awarded to the attacking team in soccer when the ball has been driven out of bounds over the goal line by a defender.

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  • n. : A kick awarded to the attacking team when the ball leaves the field of play by wholly crossing the goal line without a goal having been scored, having last touched a player from the defending team. For the kick, the ball is placed within the corner arc closest to where the ball went out of play.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a free kick from the corner awarded to the other side when a player has sent the ball behind his own goal line


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