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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In field-hockey, the space in front of each goal made by drawing a line 4 yards long parallel to the goal-line and then drawing the ends of this line around in a curve, forming a quarter-circle, until they reach the goal-line at a point 15 yards from the center of the goal. This complete half-circle is the striking-circle.


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