field hockey, hockey(noun)
a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
ice hockey, hockey, hockey game(noun)
a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks
Variation of oche.
Origin: Unknown origin, 16th century, possibly related to hook due to the curvature of the stick.
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
the stick used by the players
Origin: [From Hook, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hok′i, n. a game at ball played with a club or stick curved at one end, shinty.—Also Hook′ey. [Prob. O. Fr. hoquet, a crook.]
hok′i, n. (prov.) harvest-home, the harvest-supper.—Also Hawk′ey, Hork′ey.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A game in which two parties of players provided with curved or hooked sticks seek to drive a ball or puck through opposite goals. This applies to either ice hockey or field hockey.
The numerical value of hockey in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of hockey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain.
Melpomene was a substantial girl, thick of bosom, ankle, and forearm, rosy of cheek, and clear of eye. She seemed somehow incomplete without her hockey stick.
Happy During high school, I played junior hockey and still hold two league records most time spent in the penalty box and I was the only guy to ever take off his skate and try to stab somebody.
Similar to what Islanders Hockey had here in the'80s, long Island dynasty teams've got some skill, Long Island dynasty teams've got some grit. Obviously, Islanders Hockey had good goaltending here.
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- hoqueiCatalan, Valencian
- Eishockey, HockeyGerman
- hockey, hockey sur gazon, hockey sur glaceFrench
- hocaidhScottish Gaelic
- hoki, jégkorongHungarian
- հոկեյ, մականախաղArmenian
- Hᐋᑭ, haakiInuktitut
- хокеј, hokejSerbo-Croatian
- hockey, ishockeySwedish
- гокей, хокейUkrainian
- khúc côn cầuVietnamese
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