American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Ice hockey.
- n. Field hockey.
- n. Street hockey.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A game of ball played with a club curved at one end. Also called shinny, shinty. It is played (in the northern United States, commonly in winter on ice) by a number of persons divided into two parties or sides, the object of each side being to drive the ball or block with the curved end of the club into that part of the field marked off as the opponent’ goal.
- n. The stick or club used in playing this game. Also called hockey-stick, hockey-club.
- n. Harvest-home; the harvest-supper.
- n. 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.
- n. 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.
- n. A variation of hockey, such as roller hockey, street hockey, or shinny.
- n. darts Variation of oche.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. 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.
- n. The stick used by the players.
- n. 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
- n. 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
- Unknown origin, 16th century, possibly related to hook due to the curvature of the stick. (Wiktionary)
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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