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hookey


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hooky  \Hook"y\,  n.  [Written  also  {hookey}.]  [Cf.  {Hook},  v.  t., 
  3.] 
  A  word  used  only  in  the  expression  to  play  hooky,  to  run 
  away  to  play  truant. 
 
  This  talk  about  boys  .  .  .  playing  ball,  and  ``hooky,'' 
  and  marbles,  was  all  moonshine.  --F.  Hopkinson 
  Smith. 
 
  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hookey  \Hook"ey\,  n. 
  See  {Hockey}.