goaltending

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noun goal·tend·ing \ˈgōl-ˌten-diŋ\

Definition of goaltending

  1. 1 :  the act of guarding a goal (as in hockey)

  2. 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

1968

First Known Use of goaltending

1968


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