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goaltend

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

goal +‎ tend

VerbEdit

goaltend (third-person singular simple present goaltends, present participle goaltending, simple past and past participle goaltended)

  1. (basketball) To engage in goaltending, interference with the ball on its downward path to the basket
    • 2004, Rick Teland, Heaven is a Playground[1], ISBN 0803294530, page 108:
      Amazingly, of Fly's first eight shots two are blocked, three go in, and three are goaltended.

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