There are 2 definitions of hockey in English:

hockey1

Syllabification: hock·ey
Pronunciation: /ˈhäkē
 
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noun

  • 1 short for ice hockey.
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    • They know that putting a good hockey team on the ice is only one way to pack the house.
    • His back was to her, and he was taking a few rounds of smashing a hockey puck into one of the set up goalposts from the center line.
    • Firepark will be transformed from a hockey rink into a Roman arena of sensual pleasures.
  • 2 short for field hockey.
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    • Admittedly, hockey is a team game, and we cannot attribute all losses just to one person.
    • There is no indication what the surface was, but it served for all manner of games from football to hockey, to cricket.
    • The second-half saw an excellent game of hockey with both teams determined to dominate.

Origin

early 16th century: of unknown origin.

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There are 2 definitions of hockey in English:

hockey2

Line breaks: hockey
Pronunciation: /ˈɒki, ˈhɒki/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

  • variant spelling of oche.

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