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.
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The numerical value of hockey in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of hockey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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We’re just two people who enjoy hockey and burgers.
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I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
If they got FIFA, NBA or NFL, I think those would have a little broader appeal than just hockey.
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Translations for hockey
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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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