Definition of throw a block
- The lineman threw a block that freed his teammate to make a long run.
: a compact usually solid piece of substantial material especially when worked or altered to serve a particular purpose : such as
: the piece of wood on which the neck of a person condemned to be beheaded is laid for execution
: a mold or form on which articles are shaped or displayed
: to make unsuitable for passage or progress by obstruction
: to hinder the passage, progress, or accomplishment of by or as if by interposing an obstruction
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