Canadian football

noun

: a game resembling American football that is played on a turfed field between two teams of 12 players each

Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Canadian football was in 1894

Dictionary Entries Near Canadian football

Cite this Entry

“Canadian football.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Canadian%20football. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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