touchline

[ tuhch-lahyn ]
/ ˈtʌtʃˌlaɪn /

noun Rugby, Soccer.

any of the outer lines bordering the playing field.

Origin of touchline

First recorded in 1545–55; touch + line1
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touchline

/ (ˈtʌtʃˌlaɪn) /

noun

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