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lay-up in Other sports topic

lay-upˈlay-up noun [countable]  DSOa throw in basketball made from very close to the basket or from under it
Examples from the Corpus
lay-upWith 58 seconds left, Cameron Dollar hit Henderson with a no-look pass for a lay-up.First, Henderson forced Fowlkes to miss a lay-up by slapping at the ball.A lay-up, it should be said, was jargon for a gamble that was sure to succeed.