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Definition of "hockey" []

  • Ice hockey. (noun)
  • Field hockey. (noun)
  • Street hockey. (noun)
  • A game played on a field by two opposing teams of 11 players each, who try to hit a ball into their opponents' goal using long sticks curved at the end (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (as modifier) (noun)

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  • "Grace grinned and began reciting from memory: “The word hockey comes from a French term meaning ‘bent stick’; there are five face-off zones in a hockey rink, one in each—”"
  • "In fact, fighting in hockey is a way of blowing off steam, and making a statement on behalf of your teammates."