near-fall

noun

: a wrestling fall scoring usually two points and achieved by pinning both shoulders to the mat for more than one but less than two seconds or by holding both shoulders to within two inches of the mat for at least two seconds

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“Near-fall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/near-fall. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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