Meaning of “line of scrimmage” in the English Dictionary

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"line of scrimmage" in British English

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(Definition of “line of scrimmage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"line of scrimmage" in American English

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line of scrimmagenoun [ C usually sing ]

us /ˈlɑɪn əv ˈskrɪm·ɪj/

an imaginary line along which football teams face each other at the start of each play

(Definition of “line of scrimmage” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)