football

Definition of football

foot´ball`
n.1.An inflated ball to be kicked in sport, usually made in India rubber, or a bladder incased in Leather.
2.The game played with a football{1}, by two opposing teams of players moving the ball between goals at opposite ends of a rectangular playing field. Outside the United States football refers to soccer, and in England, also to rugby, but in the United States the shape of the ball and the rules of the game are different.
3.Soccer or rugby.
4.Something which is treated in a rough manner, usually as part of a dispute; as, a political football.

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ball, bladder
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