goaler

[ goh-ler ]
/ ˈgoʊ lər /

noun Canadian.

goalkeeper in the game of ice hockey.

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Origin of goaler

<Canadian French gôleur<English goal + French -eur-eur
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Example sentences from the Web for goaler

  • The goaler may have a daughter, who, moved by the romantic history and pallor of the prisoner, may exchange clothes with him.

    If I May|A. A. Milne
  • Goaler gone to bed, and the rest of them upstairs where I saw them with the Tartar fellow who is lying stunned in here.

  • The goaler had locked his prisoners in, and retired to rest.

  • After it was known that he was going the goaler would not let them come to see me, out of his sight.

    The Battle of The Press|Theophila Carlile Campbell