board check

noun Ice Hockey.

a body check in which the opponent is thrown against the wooden wall enclosing the rink.Compare check1(def 37).

Nearby words

  1. boar,
  2. board,
  3. board and batten,
  4. board bridge,
  5. board certification,
  6. board foot,
  7. board game,
  8. board measure,
  9. board of commissioners,
  10. board of education

Origin of board check

First recorded in 1935–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019