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body-check (third-person singular simple present body-checks, present participle body-checking, simple past and past participle body-checked)

  1. To perform a body check; to shove.
    • 2011 January 30, Kevin Darlng, “Arsenal 2 - 1 Huddersfield”, in BBC[1]:
      The young defender dispossessed Arshavin for the first time in the game and set on a rampaging run through the Gunners' midfield, which ended when he was blatantly body-checked by last man Squillaci, who was duly sent off.