touchline

[tuhch-lahyn]
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noun Rugby, Soccer.

any of the outer lines bordering the playing field.

Nearby words

  1. touched in the head,
  2. touchhole,
  3. touching,
  4. touchingly,
  5. touchless,
  6. touchline ban,
  7. touchmark,
  8. touchpad,
  9. touchpaper,
  10. touchpoint

Origin of touchline

First recorded in 1545–55; touch + line1

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British Dictionary definitions for touchline

touchline

noun

either of the lines marking the side of the playing area in certain games, such as rugby
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