Hockey

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Hockey \Hock"ey\, noun [From {Hook}, noun]

1. A game in which two parties of players, armed with sticks curved or hooked at the end, attempt to drive any small object (as a ball or a bit of wood) toward opposite goals.

2. The stick used by the players. [Written also {hookey} and {hawkey}.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

hockey

noun

1: a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net [syn: {field hockey}, {hockey}]

2: a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks [syn: {ice hockey}, {hockey}, {hockey game}]


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