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noun Football.
a pass in which the ball is thrown in the direction of advance toward the opponent's goal.
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Origin of forward pass

First recorded in 1900–05
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forward pass

noun
rugby an illegal pass towards the opponent's dead-ball lineAlso called: throw-forward
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