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hockey


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hockey  \Hock"ey\,  n.  [From  {Hook},  n.] 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hockey 
  n  1:  hockey  played  on  a  field;  two  opposing  teams  use  curved 
  sticks  to  drive  a  ball  into  the  opponents'  net  [syn:  {field 
  hockey}] 
  2:  a  game  played  on  an  ice  rink  by  two  opposing  teams  of  6 
  skaters  each  who  try  to  knock  a  flat  round  puck  into  the 
  opponents'  goal  with  hockey  sticks  [syn:  {ice  hockey},  {hockey 
  game}] 




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