end line

noun
|Updated on: 15 Jun 2018

Definition of end line

: a line marking an end or boundary especially of a playing area: such as
a : a line at either end of a football field 10 yards beyond and parallel to the goal line
b : a line at either end of a court (as in basketball or tennis) perpendicular to the sidelines

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1893

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