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fore-check

[ fawr-chek, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌtʃɛk, ˈfoʊr- /
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verb (used without object) Ice Hockey.

to obstruct or impede the movement or progress of an attacking opponent in the opponent's own defensive zone.Compare back-check, check1 (def. 15).

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Origin of fore-check

First recorded in 1950–55
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