Definition of Rugby football

1. Noun. A form of football played with an oval ball.

Exact synonyms: Rugby, Rugger
Examples of category: Throw-in, Goal-kick, Scrum, Scrummage, Knock On, Hooker, Winger, Hook, Hack
Generic synonyms: Football, Football Game
Terms within: Knock On
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland



Definition of Rugby football

1. Noun. The sport of rugby (''either rugby league or rugby union'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rugby Football

rugae of stomach
rugal
rugalach
rugate
rugbies
rugburns
rugby
rugby-boot
rugby ball
rugby boots
rugby football (current term)
rugby league
rugby player
rugby players
rugby sevens
rugby tackle
rugby tackled
rugby tackles
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rugby union
rugel's plantain
rugelach
rugged
rugged individualism
ruggeder

Literary usage of Rugby football

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

1. Sportby C. M. van Stockum by C. M. van Stockum (1914)
"Rugby-football, cr. 8". I ¡ml. I s. ... Cambridge rugby football matches, 1874-1911. cr. 8». ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"From this beginning the English Rugby Union has become the governing body of rugby football in England, and has been joined by practically all the Rugby ..."

3. Football: The Rugby Union Game by Francis Marshall (1892)
"rugby football AT CAMBRIDGE. By CJ B, Marriott. (LATE CAPTAIN or CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY FC) Of the committee appointed to draw up these rules, the Rev. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Rugby school had developed such a game, and from football played according to Rugby rules has arisen rugby football. It was about the middle of the loth ..."

5. Sportby C. M. van Stockum by C. M. van Stockum (1914)
"Rugby-football, cr. 8". I ¡ml. I s. ... Cambridge rugby football matches, 1874-1911. cr. 8». ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"From this beginning the English Rugby Union has become the governing body of rugby football in England, and has been joined by practically all the Rugby ..."

7. Football: The Rugby Union Game by Francis Marshall (1892)
"rugby football AT CAMBRIDGE. By CJ B, Marriott. (LATE CAPTAIN or CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY FC) Of the committee appointed to draw up these rules, the Rev. ..."

8. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Rugby school had developed such a game, and from football played according to Rugby rules has arisen rugby football. It was about the middle of the loth ..."

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