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a city in E Warwickshire, in central England.
a boys’ preparatory school located there: founded 1567.
Also, rugby. Also called rugger, Rugby football. a form of football, played between two teams of 15 members each, that differs from soccer in freedom to carry the ball, block with the hands and arms, and tackle, and is characterized chiefly by continuous action and prohibition against the use of substitute players.
Also called rugger. a form of football played with an oval ball in which the handling and carrying of the ball is permitted
(Canadian) another name for Canadian football
a town in central England, in E Warwickshire: famous public school, founded in 1567. Pop: 61 988 (2001)


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