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
Full Definition of rugby
: 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
Definition of Rugby
town cen England in Warwickshire on the Avon pop 83,400
Learn More about rugby
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "rugby"
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