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A Quidditch foul committed by the Keeper, which consists of pushing any part of his or her body through the back of the goal hoop to prevent a score (QA6).

Flacking will have been one of the fouls committed during the first Quidditch World Cup match (QA6).

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Etymology

The word "flack" (English) means criticism and censure. There is also an American word "flacking" meaning publicising or promoting. The Quidditch foul gives us a completely new meaning.

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Writing by J.K. Rowling on Pottermore: History of the Quidditch World Cup

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