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corner kick

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noun Soccer.
  1. a direct free kick awarded to the attacking team when a defender last touched a ball that crossed entirely over the goal line, taken from the corner area on the side of the field where the ball went out of play.

Origin of corner kick

First recorded in 1880–85
Also called corner.
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