touch|line «TUHCH LYN», noun.
Rugby, Soccer. the boundary of the playing field; sideline.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Touch football (American) — Touch football is a version of American football originally developed by the U.S. Navy in the 1940s in which the players tackle the individual carrying the ball only by touching him with one or two hands, based on whether one is playing the one… …   Wikipedia

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