Origin and Etymology of hockey
perhaps from Middle French hoquet shepherd's crook, diminutive of hoc hook, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English hōc hook
First Known Use: 1527
HOCKEY Defined for Kids
Definition of hockey for Students
: a game played on ice or in a field by two teams who try to drive a puck or ball through a goal by hitting it with a stick
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