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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See lockout.
  • n. Sports A game in which one side does not score.

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  • n. Closing and forbidding entry, as a lockout in which management prevents works from working.
  • n. A game that ends with one side not having scored.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a defeat in a game where one side fails to score

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  • "Giguere turned aside 10 shots in the first period and nine in each of the final two sessions for his second shutout of the season" - Vancouver Sun, 1-10-08

    January 11, 2008