from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Football A play in which the ball carrier attempts to run around one end of the defensive line.
- noun Informal A maneuver in which impediments are bypassed, often by a clever stratagem or deceit.
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- noun A running play in
American footballin which the player carrying the ball attempts to avoid being tackled by evading the defending players from the opposing team
- noun informal, by extension An attempt to avoid a difficult situation by transcending it without confronting it directly
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line
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