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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of a breed of dog originating in Newfoundland, having a short, yellow, black, or brown coat and a tapering tail and used in hunting to retrieve felled game.

Etymologies

After Labrador .
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • He played in the spring game, however, and was 7-of-15 passing for 79 yards.

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  • Hayes was his constant pest when he was in the game, helping limit him to 7-of-15 shooting.

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  • Harrington and Lee were a combined 7-of-15, but the rest of the Knicks missed all 13 shots, with Robinson off on all five attempts.

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  • Sanders scored 36 points while hitting 7-of-15 shots from behind the arc.

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  • His stat line looked like so many others Brand has posted over the last few years - 7-of-15 shooting, five rebounds, three assists, one block, and most importantly, 13 points in the fourth quarter.

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  • Even quarterback Eli Manning could shrug off a performance in which he went 7-of-15 for 111 yards with two interceptions and two lost fumbles.

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  • ` ` I had a great look, '' Terry said who was 7-of-15 from the floor and 6-of-10 from 3-point range.

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  • ` ` With the way I'm shooting free throws, I should kind of expect it, '' said Boone, who went 7-of-15 after hitting just 34 percent entering the game.

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  • Williams was just 7-of-15 passing with 145 yards and two interceptions.

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  • Ohio quarterback Austen Everson finished 7-of-15 for 52 yards passing.

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