quick kick


Definition of quick kick 

: a punt in football especially on first, second, or third down made from a running or passing formation and designed to take the opposing team by surprise

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To perform a successful drop kick with an oblong ball requires a precise drop and quick kick, as Flutie showed. Chris Chase, For The Win, "13 incredibly bizarre rules in sports from dress codes to one-point safeties," 11 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of quick kick

1896, in the meaning defined above

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