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bodycheck

[bod-ee-chek] /ˈbɒd iˌtʃɛk/
verb (used with or without object)
1.
Ice Hockey. to give (an opponent) a body check.
Origin of bodycheck
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; v. use of body check
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British Dictionary definitions for bodycheck

bodycheck

/ˈbɒdɪˌtʃɛk/
noun
1.
(sport) obstruction of another player
2.
(wrestling) the act of blocking a charging opponent with the body
verb
3.
(transitive) to deliver a bodycheck to (an opponent)
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