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passing shot

noun, Tennis.
a shot played to one side of and beyond the reach of an opponent coming to or stationed at the net.
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First recorded in 1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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passing shot

(tennis) a winning shot hit outside an opponent's reach
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