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A game played on a rectangular field with net goals at either end in which two teams of 11 players each try to drive a ball into the other's goal by kicking, heading, or using any part of the body except the arms and hands. The goalie is the only player who may touch or move the ball with the arms or hands.
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  1. A game played on a rectangular field with net goals at either end in which two teams of 11 players each try to drive a ball into the other's goal by kicking, heading, or using any part of the body except the arms and hands. The goalie is the only player who may touch or move the ball with the arms or hands.
  2. Indoor soccer.
The salted and smoked meat from the back and sides of a pig.
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  1. The salted and smoked meat from the back and sides of a pig.
A ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent.
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  1. A ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent.
  2. Soccer
A kind of football popular in England, played by two opposing teams of usually 15 players: action is continuous and the oval ball may be passed laterally or backward, kicked forward, or carried: a forerunner of American tackle football, first played at Rugby school
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  1. A kind of football popular in England, played by two opposing teams of usually 15 players: action is continuous and the oval ball may be passed laterally or backward, kicked forward, or carried: a forerunner of American tackle football, first played at Rugby school
  2. A sport where players can hold or kick an ovoid ball. The ball cannot be handled forwards and points are scored by touching the ball to the ground in the area past their opponent's territory or kicking the ball between goalposts and over a crossbar.
  3. A borough of central England east-southeast of Birmingham. It is the site of Rugby School (founded 1567), where the game of Rugby was developed in the 1800s.
(Informal) A saddle.
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  1. (Informal) A saddle.
  2. The skin of a pig.
  3. Leather made from the skin of a pig.
Anything oval
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  1. Anything oval
  2. An elliptical track, as for racing or athletic events.
  3. An egg-shaped or elliptical form or figure.
Any of various plants bearing applelike fruits, or growths, as the May apple, love apple, etc.
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  1. Any of various plants bearing applelike fruits, or growths, as the May apple, love apple, etc.
  2. (Trademark) Name of the company Apple Inc., formerly Apple Computer, that produces computers and other digital devices.
  3. The firm, edible, usually rounded fruit of this tree.
An animal skin or pelt, either raw or tanned
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  1. An animal skin or pelt, either raw or tanned
  2. The skin of an animal, especially the thick tough skin or pelt of a large animal.
  3. An old English measure of land, usually the amount held adequate for one free family and its dependents.
A spreading, annual vine (Arachis hypogaea) of the pea family, with yellow flowers and brittle pods ripening underground and containing one to three edible seeds
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  1. A spreading, annual vine (Arachis hypogaea) of the pea family, with yellow flowers and brittle pods ripening underground and containing one to three edible seeds
  2. A legume resembling a nut, the fruit of the plant Arachis hypogaea.
  3. (Slang) A small child. Often used as a term of affection.
The fruit of this plant.
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  1. The fruit of this plant.
  2. (Slang) A hand grenade shaped like a small pineapple
  3. A juicy, edible tropical fruit somewhat resembling a pine cone: it consists of the fleshy inflorescence of a collective fruit developed from a spike of flowers
A fattened young pig.
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  1. A fattened young pig.
  2. (Derogatory) A fat person.
  3. A hog, esp. a young one, fattened for use as food
(In the plural) clothing made of this fabric
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  1. (In the plural) clothing made of this fabric
  2. Clothing, especially trousers, of this fabric.
  3. A soft material, often with an adhesive backing, used especially on the feet to protect against chafing.
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  1. (Short for) celestial sphere
  2. The sky, appearing as a hemisphere to an observer:
  3. Any round body or figure having the surface equally distant from the center at all points; globe; ball
A vine (Citrullus lanatus) native to Africa, widely cultivated for its large edible fruit.
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  1. A vine (Citrullus lanatus) native to Africa, widely cultivated for its large edible fruit.
  2. A large, round or oblong, edible fruit with a hard, green rind and sweet, juicy, pink or red pulp containing many seeds
  3. The fruit of this plant, having a hard green rind and sweet watery pink or reddish flesh.
Find another word for football. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for football, like: soccer, the pigskin sport, bacon, american-football, association-football, rugby, grid game, gridiron pastime, regulation football, pigskin and oval.