cammock

noun
cam·​mock | \ ˈkamək \
variants: or less commonly cummock \ ˈkəmək \
plural -s

Definition of cammock

1 Scottish : a curved or crooked stick especially : a field-hockey stick
2 Scottish : field hockey

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History and Etymology for cammock

Middle English cambok, from Medieval Latin cambuca, of Celtic origin; akin to Welsh camog bent stick, Scottish Gaelic camag curl, crook, Old Irish camm crooked

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“Cammock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cammock. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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