Definition of Place-kick

1. Verb. Kick (a ball) from a stationary position, in football.

Generic synonyms: Kick
Derivative terms: Place-kicker, Place-kicking



2. Verb. Score (a goal) by making a place kick.
Category relationships: Football, Football Game
Generic synonyms: Kick
Derivative terms: Place-kicking

Definition of Place-kick

1. Verb. (''in several forms of football'') To kick the ball from a stationary position, especially as a means of scoring extra points ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Place-kick

placaters
placates
placating
placatingly
placationist
placations
placative
placatively
placatory
placcat
placcate
placcates
placcats
place
place-kick (current term)
place-kicker
place-kicking
place-name
place-names
place-worship
place an order
place bet
place card
place cards
place down
place holder
place in the sun
place kick
place kicks

Literary usage of Place-kick

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"If taken by drop or punt the catcher must take the kick, if taken by a place-kick the catcher must place the ball. In all cases (he kicker's side must be ..."

2. Handbook of Athletic Games for Players, Instructors, and Spectators by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft, William Dean Pulvermacher (1916)
"PLACE KICK. — This is a kick made on a signal from the Referee's whistle, ... The ball is not held by a team-mate, as for the place kick of the Rugby or ..."

3. Football for Player and Spectator: By Fielding H. Yost . . by Fielding Harris Yost (1905)
"PLACE KICK The place kick is made by placing the ball in position on the ground and kicking it from this location. The value of a good place kicker to the ..."

4. Athletics and Football by Montague Shearman (1887)
"A player who has made and claimed a fair catch, shall thereupon either take a drop kick or a punt, or place the ball for a place kick. 41. ..."

5. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1890)
"(a) If the try be by a place-kick, a player of the side which has made the touchdown shall hold the ball for another of his side to kick at some point ..."

6. The Book of School and College Sports by Ralph Henry Barbour (1904)
"A " Drop-Kick " is made by dropping the ball to the ground and kicking it just at the rebound. A " Place-Kick," or " kick from ..."

7. The Book of Athletics by Paul Withington (1914)
"Kicking Goals The place-kick is used in several different ways: for goal-kicking ... The place-kick from scrimmage formation is easier to develop than the ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"If taken by drop or punt the catcher must take the kick, if taken by a place-kick the catcher must place the ball. In all cases (he kicker's side must be ..."

9. Handbook of Athletic Games for Players, Instructors, and Spectators by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft, William Dean Pulvermacher (1916)
"PLACE KICK. — This is a kick made on a signal from the Referee's whistle, ... The ball is not held by a team-mate, as for the place kick of the Rugby or ..."

10. Football for Player and Spectator: By Fielding H. Yost . . by Fielding Harris Yost (1905)
"PLACE KICK The place kick is made by placing the ball in position on the ground and kicking it from this location. The value of a good place kicker to the ..."

11. Athletics and Football by Montague Shearman (1887)
"A player who has made and claimed a fair catch, shall thereupon either take a drop kick or a punt, or place the ball for a place kick. 41. ..."

12. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1890)
"(a) If the try be by a place-kick, a player of the side which has made the touchdown shall hold the ball for another of his side to kick at some point ..."

13. The Book of School and College Sports by Ralph Henry Barbour (1904)
"A " Drop-Kick " is made by dropping the ball to the ground and kicking it just at the rebound. A " Place-Kick," or " kick from ..."

14. The Book of Athletics by Paul Withington (1914)
"Kicking Goals The place-kick is used in several different ways: for goal-kicking ... The place-kick from scrimmage formation is easier to develop than the ..."

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