from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A variety of football in which the advancement of the ball is stopped by touching rather than tackling the ball carrier.
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- n. A version of football (American football) in which players are touched as opposed to tackled.
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- n. a version of American football in which the ball carrier is touched rather than tackled
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I'd ride down to Everson's house and we'd pretend to have karate fights or play touch football or just tool around on our bikes, acting like kids instead of the pot-smoking losers we were about to become.
As a teenage boy, I was of course above such déclassé bourgeois enterprises and blew past them on my way to the local touch football games with nary a glance.
It reminded Len of playing touch football after school with Jeff Shima.
The women joined the Midland Service League, and the men played touch football in the Martini Bowl.