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Football a kickoff that is deliberately kicked short in the hope that the kicking team can get possession of the ball
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noun FootballThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A kickoff in which the ball carries just far enough, at least ten yards, to be recovered legally by the kicking team.