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yard line

noun

Simple Definition of yard line

  • American football : any one of the lines on a football field that are one yard apart and that show the distance to the nearest goal line

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of yard line

  1. :  any of a series of marked or imaginary lines one yard apart on a football field that are parallel to the goal lines and that indicate the distance to the nearest goal line

1898

First Known Use of yard line

1898


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