forecheck

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fore +‎ check

Verb[edit]

forecheck (third-person singular simple present forechecks, present participle forechecking, simple past and past participle forechecked)

  1. (ice hockey) To pressure the puck carrier for the opposing team
    • 2009 January 28, Kevin McGran, “Leafs' call-up Justin Pogge overwhelmed on Wild night”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      Moore said Lemaire used centres more like third defencemen, while Leaf coach Ron Wilson likes his centres to forecheck.

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