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English definition of “lineout”

lineout

noun [C]     /ˈlaɪn.aʊt/ UK
a way of continuing a game of rugby after the ball has gone off the field, in which the attacking players from both teams form two parallel lines at the edge of the field and jump to catch the ball when it is thrown between the two linesRugbyGeneral terms used in ball sports
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