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Noun: hockey  hó-kee
  1. A game that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
    - field hockey
  2. 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 hockey sticks
    - ice hockey, hockey game
  3. [Brit] (darts) a small barrier, behind or touching which a player's foot must be placed when throwing a dart
    - oche [Brit]

Derived forms: hockeys

Type of: athletic game, ball game, contact sport, field game

Encyclopedia: Hockey, Canada's Royal Winter Game