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noun Soccer.
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.
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Also called corner.

Origin of corner kick

First recorded in 1880–85
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