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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
ˈice ˌhock•ey, n. [uncountable]
  • Sporta game played on ice between two teams of six skaters each.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
    ice hock′ey, 
  • Sporta game played on ice between two teams of six skaters each, the object being to score goals by shooting a puck into the opponents' cage using a stick with a wooden blade set at an obtuse angle to the shaft.
    • 1880–85


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    ice hockey n
    1. a game played on ice by two opposing teams of six players each, who wear skates and try to propel a flat puck into their opponents' goal with long sticks having an offset flat blade at the end



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