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- n. The game of hockey.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The game of hockey; -- so called because of the liability of the players to receive blows on the shin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck
From shindy, from the likelihood of players banging their shins. (Wiktionary)