back-check

verb \ -ˌchek \

Definition of back-check

back-checked; back-checking; back-checks
: 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

First Known Use of back-check

1913

in the meaning defined above

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