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One entry found for rugby.
Main Entry: rug·by
Pronunciation: primarystressrschwag-bemacron
Function: noun
Usage: often capitalized
Etymology: named for Rugby School in England where the game was first played
: a football game for teams of 15 players each in which play is continuous and the team that has the ball may run with it, kick it, or pass it sideways or backward but is not allowed to block or make forward passes

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