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Definition of "ten-yard" []

  • The rule allowing a referee, when a player disputes the award of a penalty or free kick, to penalize the offending side further by moving the place from which the kick is to be taken ten yards further forward (noun)

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Use "ten-yard" in a sentence
  • "A ten-yard gap yawned between the cat and the next boat."
  • "Finally, with the rain coming down harder than ever before, we faced another four down; this time at their ten-yard line with fifty seconds left."
  • "A ten-yard Danny Woodhead run made it 34-16 Patriots, and New England's maligned defense rallied, limiting Denver to a single touchdown on a 2-yard Tebow run in the fourth quarter."