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body check

noun, Ice Hockey.
an obstructing or impeding with the body of the movement or progress of an opponent.
Compare check1 (def 37).
Origin of body check
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • He put me through a hard, grueling work-out, showing me how to snap the ball; how to charge and body check.

    Football Days William H. Edwards

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