rugby

noun, often capitalized rug·by \ ˈrəg-bē \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of rugby

: a football game in which play is continuous without time-outs or substitutions, interference and forward passing are not permitted, and kicking, dribbling, lateral passing, and tackling are featured

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Origin and Etymology of rugby

Rugby School, Rugby, England


Rugby

geographical name Rug·by \ ˈrəg-bē \

Definition of Rugby

town on the Avon River in Warwickshire, central England population 71,000


RUGBY Defined for English Language Learners

rugby

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Definition of rugby for English Language Learners

  • : a game played by two teams in which each team tries to carry or kick a ball over the other team's goal line


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