touchback: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (tuch'bak"), [key]
— n. Football.
  1. a play in which the ball is downed after having been kicked into the end zone by the opposing team or having been recovered or intercepted there, or in which it has been kicked beyond the end zone. Cf. safety (def. 6a).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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