A play in American football (and Canadian football) where 6 points are scored by an offensive player who is legally in possession of the football on, above or behind the defending team's goal line. Often celebrated by a silly dance.

The moment when an airborne vehicle returns to contact with the ground (or sea).

Touch"down` (?), n. Football

The act of touching the football down behind the opponents' goal .

Safety touchdown. See under Safety.

 

© Webster 1913.

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