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forward pass

noun, Football.
1.
a pass in which the ball is thrown in the direction of advance toward the opponent's goal.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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forward pass

noun
1.
(rugby) an illegal pass towards the opponent's dead-ball line Also called throw-forward
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