1A fast contact sport played on an ice rink between two teams of six skaters, who attempt to drive a small rubber disk (the puck) into the opposing goal with hooked or angled sticks.Also called ice hockey‘I play hockey two or three times a week in the winter’
- ‘hockey equipment’
- ‘a hockey team’
- 1.1short for field hockey
Early 16th century of unknown origin.
variant spelling of oche
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