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Noun: layup  'ley,úp
  1. A basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)
    - lay-up
Verb: lay up
  1. Disable or confine, as with an illness
    "She was laid up with pneumonia for six weeks"

Derived forms: lay-ups, laying up, lays up, laid up, layups

Type of: basketball shot, disable, disenable, incapacitate, shot

Encyclopedia: Layup

Lay up