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penalty box

noun

Simple Definition of penalty box

  • : the area beside an ice hockey rink where a player who has been given a penalty sits for a certain amount of time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of penalty box

  1. :  an area alongside an ice hockey rink to which penalized players are confined for the duration of their penalty

1931

First Known Use of penalty box

1931


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