on-side kick

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on-side kick (plural on-side kicks)

  1. (sports) A play in American Football whereby the team performing the kick-off kicks the ball the minimum distance (ten yards in most levels of play) in an attempt to immediately regain possession of the ball. This tactic is seldom successful.
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