hook check


: an act or instance of attempting to knock the puck away from an opponent in ice hockey by hooking it with the stick

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hook check was circa 1939

Dictionary Entries Near hook check

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“Hook check.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hook%20check. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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