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Foul line   /faʊl laɪn/   Listen
Foul line

noun
1.
A line from which basketball players take penalty shots.
2.
A line across a bowling alley that a bowler must not cross.
3.
Lines through 1st and 3rd base indicating the boundaries of a baseball field.






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"Foul line" Quotes from Famous Books



... and with careful deliberation he put over a ball which the next batter sent sailing right down inside the right foul line, pulling the first baseman away back almost to right field. Princeman stood gaping at that bingle in paralyzed dismay; but the batsman, who was a slow runner and slow thinker, stood a fatal second to see whether the ball was fair or foul. Almost at the crack of the bat Sam Turner started, ...
— The Early Bird - A Business Man's Love Story • George Randolph Chester



Words linked to "Foul line" :   paint, alley, skittle alley, line, ball field, key, diamond, baseball field, bowling alley



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