[feyd-uh-wey] /ˈfeɪd əˌweɪ/

an act or instance of fading away.
Baseball. (def 2).
Baseball. a slide made by a base runner to one side of the base, with one leg bent and stretched back to catch hold of the base.
Basketball. a jump shot made while the player is falling away from the basket.


A pitch that moves away from the batter so that he would have to reach out for it

[1908+ Baseball; identified esp with the pitcher Christy Mathewson]


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