Definition of Place-kicking

1. Noun. (sports) a kick in which the ball is placed on the ground before kicking.

Exact synonyms: Place Kick
Generic synonyms: Boot, Kick, Kicking
Specialized synonyms: Free Kick, Kickoff
Category relationships: Football, Football Game, Association Football, Soccer
Derivative terms: Place-kick, Place-kick



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Place-kicking

placating
placatingly
placationist
placations
placative
placatively
placatory
placcat
placcate
placcates
placcats
place
place-kick
place-kicker
place-kicking (current term)
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
place mat
place name

Literary usage of Place-kicking

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1. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1899)
"The prize is marked as follows: " Presented to the undergraduates of the University of Pennsylvania, to be contested for in punting, place kicking and ..."

2. The Book of Athletics by Paul Withington (1914)
"Drop-kicking and place-kicking are seldom done equally well by the same kicker. ... place-kicking ability can be acquired by consistent practice with both ..."

3. Walter Camp's Book of College Sports by Walter Camp (1900)
"brought out but one side of place-kicking,—namely, the goal-kicking from ... Long place-kicking from fair catches is seldom seen, and mainly because there ..."

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