A violation of the rules.
To entangle lanterns or scenery hung in the flys.
Foul was a football fanzine that was first published in the United Kingdom in October 1972 by Cambridge University students. It is regarded as being the first recognisable football fanzine, and continued until 1976. One of its writers was Chris Lightbown. It was set up at a time when fanzines were being produced for a number of di...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foul_(fanzine)
In sports, a foul is an inappropriate or unfair act by a player as deemed by a referee. A foul may be intentional or accidental, and often results in a penalty. Individual sports may have different types of fouls. For example, in basketball, a personal foul involves illegal personal contact with an opponent. A technical foul refers...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foul_(sports)
Foul is a nautical term meaning to entangle or entwine, and more generally that something is wrong or difficult. The term dates back to usage with wind-driven sailing ships. ==Fouled anchor== It is usually applied to the state of an anchor, which has become hooked on some impediment on the ground, or has its cable wound round the...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foul_(nautical)
- (of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines 2. [n] - (sports) an act that violates of the rules of the sport 3. [v] - hit a foul ball, in baseball 4. [v] - commit a foul 5. [v] - spot, stain, or pollute 6. [v] - make foul 7. [v] - become foul or dirtyFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=foul
[ See Fowl
.] A bird. [ Obsolete] Chaucer. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/68
Foul transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Fouled
; present participle & verbal noun Fouling
To make filthy; to defile; to daub; to dirty; to soil; as, to foul
the face or hands with mire. 2. (Mil...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/68
Foul intransitive verb 1.
To become clogged with burnt powder in the process of firing, as a gun. 2.
To become entagled, as ropes; to come into collision with something; as, the two boats fouled
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Foul noun 1.
An entanglement; a collision, as in a boat race. 2. (Baseball)
See Foul ball
, under Foul
, adjective Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/F/68
1. Covered with, or containing, extraneous matter which is injurious, noxious, offensive, or obstructive; filthy; dirty; not clean; polluted; nasty; defiled; as, a foul cloth; foul hands; a foul chimney; foul air; a ship's bottom is foul when overgrown with barnacles; a gun becomes foul from repeated firing; a well is foul with polluted water. 'My ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(of a baseball) not hit between the foul linesFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
spot, stain, or pollute; `The townspeople defiled the river by emptying raw sewage into it`Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
• (superl.) Scurrilous; obscene or profane; abusive; as, foul words; foul language. • (n.) See Foul ball, under Foul, a. • (superl.) Loathsome; disgusting; as, a foul disease. • (superl.) Covered with, or containing, extraneous matter which is injurious, noxious, offensive, or obstructive; filthy; dirty; not clean; polluted; nas...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/foul/
(from the article `basketball`) Basketball is a rough sport, although it is officially a noncontact game. A player may pass or bounce (dribble) the ball to a position whereby he or ... Free kicks are awarded for fouls or violations of rules; when a free kick is taken, all players of the offending side must be 10 yards (9 metres) ... ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/f/51
actions by players which break the rules but are not floor violations; penalized by a change in possession or free-throw opportunities; see personal foul or technical foul.Found on http://www.firstbasesports.com/basketball_glossary.html
a violation of football`s rules by a team or player, punishable by a penalty.Found on http://www.firstbasesports.com/football_glossary.html
any infraction of the rules that will draw a penalty.Found on http://www.firstbasesports.com/hockey_glossary.html
a violation of the rules for which an official assesses a free kick.Found on http://www.firstbasesports.com/soccer_glossary.html
A hand that may not be played for one reason or another. A player with a foul hand may not make any claim on any portion of the pot. Example: 'He ended up with three cards after the flop, so the dealer declared his hand foul.'Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21171
An illegal maneuver or conduct administered by a fighter during a bout.Found on http://www.ufc.com/discover/glossary/list
When a line tangled or becomes jammed. Foul ground indicates an area of seabed with obstructions.Found on http://www.diy-wood-boat.com/Boating-terms.html
In Pai Gow Poker, when the two-card hand is higher than the five-card hand, or when the hands contain the wrong number of cards. Automatic loss.Found on http://www.gamblingplanet.org/Gambling-Glossary-F
Not clear, jammed.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21453
Any infringement of boxing rules, such as hitting below the belt, holding or kicking.Found on http://www.pbs.org/unforgivableblackness/sparring/glossary.html
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