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three-pointer

[three-poin-ter]
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  1. Basketball. a field goal worth three points, made from behind a specified line (three-point line).
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  • Seeing a three-pointer a mile distant, we all advanced at a rapid pace.

    Hunting with the Bow and Arrow

    Saxton Pope