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rugby

play
noun, often capitalized rug·by \ˈrəg-bē\

Simple Definition of rugby

  • : a game played by two teams in which each team tries to carry or kick a ball over the other team's goal line

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rugby

  1. :  a football game in which play is continuous without time-outs or substitutions, interference and forward passing are not permitted, and kicking, dribbling, lateral passing, and tackling are featured

Origin of rugby

Rugby School, Rugby, England


First Known Use: 1864


Rugby

play
geographical name Rug·by \ˈrəg-bē\

Definition of Rugby

  1. town cen England in Warwickshire on the Avon pop 83,400





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