a punt, usually on second or third down, made from an offensive formation not usually used for kicking, intended to go beyond the opposing safety men in order to prevent a possible runback.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of quick kick
First recorded in 1935–40
Words nearby quick kick
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