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touchline

[tuhch-lahyn] /ˈtʌtʃˌlaɪn/
noun, Rugby, Soccer.
1.
any of the outer lines bordering the playing field.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; touch + line1
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Examples from the web for touchline
  • Sometimes he had to go to the touchline halfway through a game to use his inhaler.
  • The game is played with the touchline boundaries and does not require the use of dasher boards.
  • The ball is out of play when it has wholly crossed the goal line or touchline, whether in the air or on the ground.
British Dictionary definitions for touchline

touchline

/ˈtʌtʃˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
either of the lines marking the side of the playing area in certain games, such as rugby
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