Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To use one's stick to control and maneuver the puck in ice hockey or the ball in lacrosse and field hockey.

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  • verb transitive, intransitive, ice hockey, field hockey, lacrosse To maintain individual possession of the puck or ball by controlling it with movements of one's stick, especially to do so in a skillful manner.
  • verb by extension To deal capably and swiftly with a situation, especially in a manner which deflects potential problems.

Etymologies

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stick +‎ handle

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