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Stud came off the bench and met me right about the hash mark. Los Angeles Times, "Tales from the NFL: Archie Manning recalls an unbearable night at Soldier Field," 10 Sep. 2019 Notable changes include moving to 12-minute quarters with three timeouts per half, using a 40-second and 25-second play clock between downs, and using wider hash marks to create more open field. Nate Weitzer, BostonGlobe.com, "This year, high school football is a new ballgame," 4 Sep. 2019 Brian Allen, Austin Blythe and Rob Havenstein performed the drill near one hash mark. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, "Rams’ Joe Noteboom, Brian Allen look to make seamless transition to starting roles," 3 Sep. 2019 Devin Hester fielded the punt between just outside the right hash mark at his 16-yard line at Lambeau Field. Will Larkin, chicagotribune.com, "Ranking the 100 best Bears players ever: No. 19, Devin Hester," 18 Aug. 2019 For instance, does one hook his kicks more from the left hash mark? Brad Biggs, chicagotribune.com, "Bears Q&A: How did the Browns get more for Duke Johnson than the Bears did for Jordan Howard? Is Taylor Gabriel still the fastest Bear? Will Javon Wims make the 53-man roster?," 14 Aug. 2019 In a year in which politicians have fulminated about global cybertampering with elections, this recount was decidedly low-tech, with election workers tallying votes with handwritten red hash marks. John Leland, New York Times, "Wrangling Begins in Queens D.A. Recount, Recalling Florida Intrigue in 2000," 15 July 2019 The play started on the right hash mark, and Wilson, at right end, was close to the sideline. Will Larkin, chicagotribune.com, "Ranking the 100 best Bears players ever: No. 70, George Wilson," 28 June 2019 With all 11 offensive players jammed between the left hash mark and left sideline, Sweet, the center, positioned himself over the hash and performed a one-handed snap, diagonally, toward quarterback Gardner Minshew. Theo Lawson, The Seattle Times, "Have a thirst for seeing trick plays? Washington State runs ‘Big Gulp Left’," 3 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of hash mark

1907, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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