hockey

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English[edit]

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An ice hockey game.

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown origin, 16th century, possibly related to hook due to the curvature of the stick.

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hockey (uncountable)

  1. (North America) Ice hockey, a game on ice in which two teams of six players skate and try to score by shooting a puck into the opposing team's net, using their sticks.
  2. (UK) Field hockey, a team sport played on a pitch on solid ground where players have to hit a ball into a net using a hockey stick.
  3. A variation of hockey, such as roller hockey, street hockey, or shinny.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

hockey (uncountable)

  1. (darts) Variation of oche.

References[edit]

  • “hockey” in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hockey

  1. hockey

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English hockey

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Noun[edit]

hockey m (uncountable)

  1. hockey
  2. (North America, Canada) ice hockey

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Italian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

hockey m (invariable)

  1. hockey

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Spanish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

hockey m (invariable)

  1. hockey