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foul shot

noun, Basketball.
1.
a throw from the foul line, given a player after a foul has been called against an opponent.
2.
a score of one point made on this throw.
Also called free throw.
Origin of foul shot
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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British Dictionary definitions for foul shot

foul shot

noun
1.
(basketball) an unimpeded shot at the basket from the free-throw line given for a technical fault (one free shot) or a foul (two free shots) Also called free throw
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