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penalty shot

noun, Ice Hockey.
a free shot at the goal defended only by the goalkeeper, awarded to an offensive player for certain defensive violations.
Origin of penalty shot
1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He took a penalty shot after plunging his second shot into the water, then putted for a bogey.

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