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  • n. A long pass in American football or rugby in which the ball is given a brisk spin (about its longitudinal axis) as it is thrown so that it travels in a smooth arc without tumbling or wobbling.

Etymologies

from the helical spiral that a point at the circumference of the spinning ball traces as it moves forward (Wiktionary)

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