high-sticking

noun
high-stick·​ing | \ ˈhī-ˌsti-kiŋ How to pronounce high-sticking (audio) \

Definition of high-sticking

: the act of carrying the blade of the stick at an illegal height in ice hockey

First Known Use of high-sticking

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“High-sticking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-sticking. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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