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n. Chiefly British

[Alteration of Rugby.]
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(Rugby) chiefly Brit an informal name for rugby
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(ˈrʌg bi)

1. a city in E Warwickshire, in central England: boys' school, founded 1567. 86,400.
2. (sometimes l.c.) Also called Rug′by foot′ball. a form of football, played between two teams of 15 members each, that differs from soccer in freedom to carry the ball, block with the hands and arms, and tackle; characterized by continuous action and prohibition against substitute players.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rugger - a form of football played with an oval ballrugger - a form of football played with an oval ball
throw-in - (rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play
goal-kick - (rugby) an attempt to kick a goal
scrum, scrummage - (rugby) the method of beginning play in which the forwards of each team crouch side by side with locked arms; play starts when the ball is thrown in between them and the two sides compete for possession
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
knock on - (rugby) knocking the ball forward while trying to catch it (a foul)
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
winger - (sports) player in wing position
hook - secure with the foot; "hook the ball"
hack - kick on the shins
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[ˈrʌgər] n (British)rugby m
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Surely the main purpose of building this in the first case was to transport people to the Arena for football and rugger matches.
IT should have come as no surprise to anyone that Paul Sculthorpe won the Rugger In The Ring charity boxing event the other week.
I SEE we have yet another company putting its name to the home of soccer and rugger - it is the John Smith's Stadium.
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