from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Basketball A usually one-handed, banked shot made close to the basket after driving in.
- n. The act or an instance of laying up: budget cuts that forced the lay-up of several ships.
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- n. Alternative form of layup.
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- n. a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)
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