drop-kick

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v drop-kick drop and kick (a ball) as it touches the ground, as for a field goal
    • v drop-kick make the point after a touchdown with a dropkick
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Usage

In literature:

He dropped his medical case on the turf and stooped over the prostrate urchin, who promptly kicked him in the shins.
"A Son of the City" by Herman Gastrell Seely
You might be tempted to throw that knife, so drop it on the floor and kick it over to me before I count three.
"The Skylark of Space" by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
Armstrong's promised to coach me in the drop kick.
"Roger Ingleton, Minor" by Talbot Baines Reed
With scarce a kick he dropped dead in the opening he had scraped with his own claws.
"The Bush Boys" by Captain Mayne Reid
He kicked her, and she, dropping it, retreated into a hedge.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals" by R. Lee
The poor beast dropped and brought down his frightened, kicking, companion mule also.
"Pushed and the Return Push" by George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
My mind flung back: in that tunnel, something had dropped and I had kicked it!
"Beyond the Vanishing Point" by Raymond King Cummings
The boy's feet kicked convulsively a couple of times, then dropped.
"The Best Made Plans" by Everett B. Cole
Here he made believe to drop the legs of his dead enemy, and gave him a contemptuous kick.
"The Dingo Boys" by G. Manville Fenn
I have been in the habit of kicking up the sawdust and dropping scions in the hole not very far above the ice.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Eleventh Annual Meeting" by Various
Burnine kicked at a guard's head, dropped down to one knee and came up with a gun.
"Beyond The Thunder" by H. B. Hickey
Of the two warriors, one dropped on his face, stone dead; the other lay kicking and struggling.
"A Veldt Official" by Bertram Mitford
They kicked it sideways as they dropped.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
There he kicked off his shoes, and dropped his sword and revolver.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
One day I saw him get down off his horse to kick a book that some one had dropped in the trail.
"A Yankee from the West" by Opie Read
Now for one good push or a drop kick!
"Harvard Stories" by Waldron Kintzing Post
The free kick may be either a punt, a drop-kick or a kick from placement.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5" by Various
Half stunned, he dropped to his knees, and Sheedy stepped back to poise for a killing kick.
"The Snow-Burner" by Henry Oyen
Big Medicine took his pipe from his mouth, gave the walnut knot he had dropped a little kick and guffawed louder and longer than before.
"Hoosier Mosaics" by Maurice Thompson
The knife dropped with a clang to the pavement and Ande kicked it from him.
"Ande Trembath" by Matthew Stanley Kemp
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In news:

It started out with darkening skies, where we needed to turn on our lights, then came a sudden drop in temperature enough for the furnace to kick on.
Ben Grogan, of Arlington Martin high school connects on a drop kick PAT, against Weatherford High School.
Billed as the untold story of the witches of Oz, predating Dorothy's untimely drop-in, the highly popular musical kicks off The Smith Center's first full Broadway season.
In response to months of sustained Hamas rocket attacks, the IDF kicked off its Gaza military operation this morning by dropping a missile onto Hamas military chief Ahmed Jabari's car.
Reality R&Bista Teairra Mari dropped her remix-laced mixtape Unfinished Business to kick off the July 4 festivities.
The annual Mt Olive Pickle Co. Pickle Drop kicked off the new year in Wayne County on Dec 31 at 7 pm Jan 3.
Earlier this month, he dropped Think Big & Kick Ass in Business and Life.
He heaves an orange teddy bear into the air and drop-kicks it through the open window of a nearby car.
You can't drop-kick a cat around here without scratching an OU football fan.
Swedish protesters drop teddy bears in Belarus , two generals kicked out as a result.
Men and teenagers drop-kicking wounded pigeons like footballs, stomping on them, slamming them against their heels until they explode.
Hank Williams , Jr, kicks off his new album by addressing ESPN's decision to drop his song as the opening theme for Monday Night Football, a role he held for more than 20 years.
Those Darlins Drop Free Download of 'Nightjogger,' Kick off Headlining Tour.
All of which begs the question: If last mile 's still alive and kicking at many companies, why has it dropped off the strategic radar screen.
Q) The title for BTO's 'Not Fragile' album in 1974 was inspired by Randy Bachman's thought that the group's music could be "dropped" and "kicked" without breaking.
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