end line

noun

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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First Known Use of end line

1893


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