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back–check

play
verb \-ˌchek\

Definition of back–check

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to skate back toward one's own goal while closely defending against the offensive rushes of an opposing player in ice hockey

back–checker play \-ˌche-kər\ noun


1913

First Known Use of back–check

1913


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