from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A kickoff in which the ball is kicked low so that it will bounce along the ground, making it difficult to field and return.

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  • noun sports A play in American Football whereby the team performing the kick-off kicks the ball so that it will bounce instead of going deep downfield.


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  • I have a different understanding of that kicks are for squids joke now. Thanks!

    February 1, 2012