ten-yard rule

noun

rugby the rule allowing a referee, when a player disputes the award of a penalty or free kick, to penalize the offending side further by moving the place from which the kick is to be taken ten yards further forward

Nearby words

  1. ten-spot,
  2. ten-strike,
  3. ten-twenty,
  4. ten-weeks stock,
  5. ten-wheeler,
  6. ten.,
  7. tena,
  8. tena koe,
  9. tena korua,
  10. tena koutou

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