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

  • n. An unobstructed kick of a stationary ball, as in soccer or Rugby, especially one awarded when the opposition commits a foul.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a kick in which a player may kick the ball without interference from the opposition. Such a kick may be awarded for a foul by the opposition, or earned by a player such as by taking a mark.
  • n. The usual means of restarting play after a foul is committed, where the non-offending team restarts from where the foul was committed.

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

  • n. (soccer) a place kick that is allowed for a foul or infringement by the other team


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