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

  • n. Football A usually underhand pass that is thrown sideways or somewhat backward with respect to downfield.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a pass thrown laterally and that counts as a hand-off
  • n. any hand-off, whether lateral or backward

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a pass to a receiver upfield from the passer


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