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hockey1

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɒki
 
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noun

[mass noun]
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.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with hockey

choccy, cocky, flocky, gnocchi, jockey, oche, pocky, rocky, schlocky, stocky

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There are 2 main definitions of hockey in English:

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hockey2

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒki
 
, ˈhɒki
 
/

noun

Variant spelling of oche.

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