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8.
(verb) To shoot in a weak, goofy style without extending the arm; to short-arm.
(noun) A person's arm that tends to shoot in the above fashion.

This term comes from the weak, short arms of the alligator. This is the reason alligators are generally not good beirut players.
UNC really blew that game against Duke when McCants alligator armed that buzzer shot and it fell five feet short.
de Nick D 3 février 2005