gaelic football

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Gaelic football
 
n
an Irish game played with 15 players on each side and goals resembling rugby posts with a net on the bottom part. Players are allowed to kick, punch, and bounce the ball and attempt to get it over the bar or in the net

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Main Entry:  Gaelic football
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a rough football-like game mainly played in Ireland with 15 players to each side with the object of the game is to punch, dribble, or kick the ball into a goal
Example:  Gaelic football probably developed from the rough-and-tumble football games played in medieval England.
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