field hockey

noun

Definition of field hockey

:a game played on a turfed field between two teams of 11 players each whose object is to direct a ball into the opponent's goal with a hockey stick

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First Known Use of field hockey

1895


FIELD HOCKEY Defined for English Language Learners

field hockey

noun

Definition of field hockey for English Language Learners

  • : a game that is played on a field in which each team uses curved sticks to try to hit the ball into the opponent's goal


FIELD HOCKEY Defined for Kids

field hockey

noun

Definition of field hockey for Students

:hockey played on a field

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