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A kick, as for a kickoff or field goal, for which the ball is held or propped up in a fixed position on the ground.
place′-kick′ (plās′kĭk′) v.
place′ kick′er n.
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(Rugby) rugby to kick (a ball) using a place kick
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Past participle: place-kicked
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|Verb||1.||place-kick - kick (a ball) from a stationary position, in football|
kick - drive or propel with the foot
|2.||place-kick - score (a goal) by making a place kick|
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
kick - make a goal; "He kicked the extra point after touchdown"
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