Ice Hockey.

the act of holding the blade of the stick above shoulder level, usually resulting in a penalty.

Nearby words

  1. high-spirited,
  2. high-step,
  3. high-stepper,
  4. high-stepping,
  5. high-stick,
  6. high-strung,
  7. high-tail,
  8. high-tech,
  9. high-tension,
  10. high-test

Origin of high-sticking

1945–50; high stick + -ing1



verb (used with object) Ice Hockey.

to strike (an opponent) at shoulder level or above with a hockey stick.
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