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  • n. Plural form of football.


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  • But there was Mickelson at the Bills 'Rochester camp on the eve of the PGA Championship, a natural born righty coming out of left field with this strange escape, throwing footballs from the Jim Kelly side and predicting that the Bills would emerge from the AFC pack to play the Rams in the season's final game. - In year of first-timers, can Phil cash in?

  • In "If I Ever Lose My Faith In You," the orchestra had little else to do but play those "footballs" -- sustained whole notes -- that studio musicians dread.

  • Cans of beer tucked into airplane seat pockets before players would board, so they'd have something at the ready to wash down the prescription drugs such as the painkiller Vicodin (commonly called "footballs" by players because of their oblong shape) or the muscle relaxant Flexeril ("home plates" because they're pentagons) disbursed freely by someone coming down the aisle on team flights.

    The Seattle Times

  • I imagine you all are right as now I see all the sad little "footballs"around the edge.

    Cake Wrecks the Game Show?

  • Stoke's mortar shells, "footballs," etc., were scattered about in all directions.

    The Seventh Manchesters July 1916 to March 1919

  • Or if you search for "footballs" you might get links for Wilson, Nike, Rawlings, Spalding, ...

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  • Ive brought in a lot of items, such as footballs, caps etc mainly for my stall, but i'll open it up to you guys over here too.

  • In case you were wondering, yes, it does include pieces for boys bearing 'guy stuff' such as footballs and basketballs.

    TrinidadExpress Today's News

  • The team-related products will include official jerseys from both national and club football teams, as well as a wide variety of further merchandise such as footballs, flags and scarves.

  • While in the country the Dowdales students played games with the children with the equipment they now have, such as footballs and toys.

    Evening Mail news round-up


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