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Definition of the adjective offsides

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  1. illegally beyond a prescribed line or area or ahead of the ball or puck


"Offsides" is a 2002 film written by Victor Arregui and Luis Arregui and directed by Victor Arregui.

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Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Football (2013)

by John Grasso

OFFSIDES. Offsides is a type of infraction that occurs when an offensive lineman, after coming to a set position, moves before the center snaps the ball. To enforce the penalty, the official moves the ball back five yards and the down is replayed.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Ice Hockey (2012)

by Laurel Zeisler

The main reasons that play is stopped are because of a penalty call, a call for offsides, a call for icing, or the puck is out of play. When opponents become too aggressive, a penalty is called, and one or both of the players must sit in a time- out ...

Google previewThe People's Dictionary and Every-day Encyclopedia (1883)

Comprising All the Information Needed Upon Any Subject in Daily Use : a Hand-book for Everybody for Each Day in the Year

offsides. Free, a. Being at liberty. — v t. To deliver from restraint or bondage. Freebooter, «. A robber. Freeborn, a. Born free. Fkeedhan, n. A man freed from slavery. Freedom, k. Exemption from the control of another. Freehold, «.

Google previewPhiladelphia Flyers Encyclopedia (2003)

by David Sherman

A controversial offsides non-call resulted in a terrible After a Phillies' 1980 World Series championship parade, the Flyers. 91 Philadelphia ...

Google previewNez Perce Dictionary (1994)

by Haruo Aoki

off, nika-xolksa xof V strip fish by cutting offsides, ...

Google previewThe Raiders Encyclopedia (2011)

All Players, Coaches, Games and More through 2009-2010 by Richard J. Shmelter

Wilson ran for one, and then was stopped for no gain on second down, but the Raiders were penalized five yards for being offsides, which took the Packers to the 39. Starr connected with tight end Marv Fleming for eight yards and another first ...

Google previewCambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary (2008)

mainly uk (us also offsides /,a:f saidz/ ) (in particular sports, especially football and hockey) in a position which is not allowed by the rules of the game, often in front of the ball: the offside rule sportO 2 /'Df.said/ ® /'erf-/ [before noun] mainly uk ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the FIFA World Cup (2015)

by Tom Dunmore

Against Nigeria, at the Arena Pantanal, in Cuiabá, Bosnia and Herzegovina again saw heartbreak when a tightly contested match was unjustly affected by a poorly called offsides against Edin Džeko just as the Dragons were gaining ...

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Scrabble value of O1F4F4S1I1D2E1S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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