Crossword clues for hockey
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
after an isolated reference from Ireland dated 1527 ("The horlinge of the litill balle with hockie stickes or staves ..."), the word is next recorded 1838 from W. Sussex; of unknown origin, perhaps related to Middle French hoquet "shepherd's staff, crook," diminutive of Old French hoc "hook." The hooked clubs with which the game is played resemble shepherds' staves. In North America, ice hockey is distinguished from field hockey.
Etymology 1 n. 1 (context North America English) ice hockey, a game on ice in which two teams of six players skate and try to score by shooting a puck into the opposing team's net, using their sticks. 2 (context British English) field hockey, a team sport played on a pitch on solid ground where players have to hit a ball into a net using a hockey stick. 3 A variation of hockey, such as roller hockey, street hockey, or shinny. Etymology 2
n. (context darts English) (alt form oche English)
n. hockey played on a field; two opposing teams use curved sticks to drive a ball into the opponents' net [syn: field hockey]
Hockey is a family of team games.
Hockey may also refer to:
- Hockey (album), 1980 John Zorn album
- Hockey (band), American new wave band
- Joe Hockey, Australian politician
Hockey is an album by John Zorn featuring his early " game piece" composition of the same name which first appeared on the Parachute Records edition of Pool in 1980. The full recordings of the piece were first released on CD on Tzadik Records as part of the The Parachute Years Box Set in 1997 and as a single CD in 2002.
Hockey is an American indie rock band from Portland, Oregon.
Usage examples of "hockey".
Hell, he still choked up when he thought back to the first professional hockey game he ever saw.
But he was a solid hockey player, a grinder, an old-school third line winger.
I might not want to go near a professional hockey player with a ten-foot pole?
I had to make a decision: keep playing hockey or have a personal life.
Travis, if you want to play hockey, you do know that you have to practice every day?
Are you, or are you not, the Jason Goddard I sneaked off to Mite Hockey when you were too young to blow your own nose?
Most hockey players who turn to coaching are considered to be washed-up, you know.
Before he could give them hockey lessons, they needed skating lessons.
Kira fashion, she stroked the hockey stick she was holding suggestively, just enough to make him a little bit uncomfortable, then she raised it in challenge, as if it were a sword.
Kira and Zane were, literally, sword fighting with their hockey sticks.
Every bone and muscle in his body hurt, except, oddly enough, his bad knee, which felt better than after their first hockey practice.
Wednesday at hockey practice he let Kira dole out hot chocolate without asking her to put on skates, which left her free to sing Zane to sleep, which left Travis free to skate like a pro.
Davis, the bully Jason made captain of the hockey team, played Scrooge, an investment banker.
Wednesday and Friday afternoon hockey practices had dwindled to fourteen regulars, boys who were willing to work hard at learning to play the game, Travis among them.
Zane on her lap, quilt and all, and tucked his head beneath her chin like at hockey practice.