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

  • n. In soccer, a free kick on the goal defended only by the goalkeeper, awarded when a defensive player has committed a foul in the penalty area.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of free kick, taken from the penalty spot, with only the goalkeeper defending the goal.


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