hockey

play
noun hock·ey \ˈhä-kē\

Origin and Etymology of hockey

perhaps from Medieval French hoquet shepherd's crook, diminutive of hoc hook, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English hōc hook


First Known Use: 1527



HOCKEY Defined for Kids

hockey

play
noun hock·ey \ˈhä-kē\

Definition of hockey for Students

  1. :  a game played on ice or in a field by two teams who try to drive a puck or ball through a goal by hitting it with a stick



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