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goaltending

noun goal·tend·ing \-diŋ\

Definition of GOALTENDING

1
:  the act of guarding a goal (as in hockey)
2
:  a violation in basketball that involves touching or deflecting a ball that is on its downward path toward the basket or on or within the rim of the basket

First Known Use of GOALTENDING

1968

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