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foul line

faUl laIn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: either of the lines on a baseball field drawn from home plate through first and third bases to the outfield. Foul lines mark the area within which fair play takes place.
definition 2: a line on a basketball court drawn fifteen feet from the backboard. A player may shoot freely from this line when the other team commits a foul.