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

  • n. Basketball A field goal scored by tapping the ball into the basket with the fingertips.
  • n. Sports A goal in hockey scored at close range by a short stroke of a stick, especially by a deflection of a shot by another player.


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  • Also (in bookbinding) tipped in.

    February 22, 2011