fair catch

noun

Definition of fair catch

  1. :  a catch of a kicked football by a player who gives a prescribed signal, may not advance the ball, and may not be tackled

fair–catch

play \ˈfer-ˈkach, -ˈkech\ transitive verb

1891

First Known Use of fair catch

1891

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