ice hockey

noun

Definition of ice hockey

:a game played on an ice rink by two teams of six players on skates whose object is to drive a puck into the opponents' goal with a hockey stick

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First Known Use of ice hockey

1868


ICE HOCKEY Defined for English Language Learners

ice hockey

noun

Definition of ice hockey for English Language Learners

  • : a game played on an ice rink in which two teams of six players on skates use curved sticks to try to shoot a puck into the opponent's goal


ICE HOCKEY Defined for Kids

ice hockey

noun

Definition of ice hockey for Students

:hockey played on ice

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