Definition of Place kick

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

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



Definition of Place kick

1. Noun. (football rugby) A kick in which the ball is placed, at rest, on the ground or on a small tee ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Place Kick

placcats
place
place-kick
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 (current term)
place kicks
place mat
place name
place names
place of articulation
place of birth
place of business
place of decimals
place of origin
place of worship
place on a pedestal
place one's cards on the table
place setting
place theory

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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