body check


noun Ice Hockey.

an obstructing or impeding with the body of the movement or progress of an opponent.Compare check1(def 37).

Nearby words

  1. body brussels,
  2. body building,
  3. body cavity,
  4. body cell,
  5. body center plate,
  6. body clock,
  7. body combat,
  8. body corporate,
  9. body count,
  10. body double

Origin of body check

First recorded in 1890–95

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