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pooch
 n.— «The range of your kicks, also due to the offense’s success, will often be tight and force you to try to pooch the ball to keep it from going into the end zone.» —“Winning Means Less Of Mohr Bills Punter Accepts Unimpressive Stats” by Vic Carucci Buffalo News (N.Y.) Nov. 14, 1992. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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