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quick kick

noun, Football.
1.
a punt, usually on second or third down, made from an offensive formation not usually used for kicking, intended to go beyond the opposing safety men in order to prevent a possible runback.
Origin of quick kick
1935-1940
1935-40
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  • The jar of it ran through the whole length of the Seagull, and I felt the quick kick of it even in the Bow.

    Sea-Hounds Lewis R. Freeman
  • One attacked him from behind, but with a quick kick Dick shook himself free.

  • There Jack's eye caught the gleam of the helmsman's pistol and with a quick kick he sent it hurtling overboard also.

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