back-check

verb
\ ˈbak-ˌchek \
back-checked; back-checking; back-checks

Definition of back-check 

intransitive verb

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

Other words from back-check

back-checker \ˈbak-ˌche-kər \ noun

First Known Use of back-check

1913, in the meaning defined above

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21 Aug 2018

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