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corner kick

noun, Soccer.
a direct free kick awarded to the attacking team when a defender last touched a ball that crossed entirely over the goal line, taken from the corner area on the side of the field where the ball went out of play.
Also called corner.
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He was booed again when he took his first corner kick.
  • Marta almost scored directly from a corner kick six minutes later.

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