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hockey1 British & World English

A team game played between two teams of eleven players each, using hooked sticks with which the players try to drive a small hard ball towards goals at opposite ends of a field. In North America it is called field hockey to distinguish it from ice hockey

hockey2 British & World English

Variant spelling of oche.

hockey New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

the game played on grass is called field hockey in the US, where hockey refers to ice hockey

oche British & World English

The line behind which darts players stand when throwing

hockey in oche British & World English

The line behind which darts players stand when throwing

hockey mom British & World English

A mother who devotes a great deal of time and effort to supporting her children’s participation in ice hockey

ice hockey British & World English

A fast contact sport played on an ice rink between two teams of six skaters, who attempt to drive a small rubber disc or puck into the opposing goal with hooked or angled sticks. It developed from field hockey in Canada in the second half of the 19th century

hockey in hockey New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

the game played on grass is called field hockey in the US, where hockey refers to ice hockey

hockey stick British & World English

A long, thin implement with a curved end, used to hit or direct the ball or puck in hockey or ice hockey

street hockey British & World English

A form of hockey played on a paved surface using in-line skates

jolly hockey sticks British & World English

(In imitations of speech associated with a type of upper-class English schoolgirl) used to express boisterous enthusiasm or excitement

shinny British & World English

An informal form of ice hockey played especially by children, on the street or on ice, often with a ball or other object in place of a puck

shinny hockey in shinny2 British & World English

An informal form of ice hockey played especially by children, on the street or on ice, often with a ball or other object in place of a puck

ice hockey in hockey1 British & World English

A team game played between two teams of eleven players each, using hooked sticks with which the players try to drive a small hard ball towards goals at opposite ends of a field. In North America it is called field hockey to distinguish it from ice hockey

field hockey in hockey1 British & World English

A team game played between two teams of eleven players each, using hooked sticks with which the players try to drive a small hard ball towards goals at opposite ends of a field. In North America it is called field hockey to distinguish it from ice hockey

field hockey in hockey New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

the game played on grass is called field hockey in the US, where hockey refers to ice hockey