[ hahy-stik-ing ]
/ ˈhaɪˈstɪk ɪŋ /
the act of holding the blade of the stick above shoulder level, usually resulting in a penalty.
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Origin of high-sticking
1945–50; high stick + -ing1
Definition for high-sticking (2 of 2)
[ hahy-stik ]
/ ˈhaɪˌstɪk /
verb (used with object) Ice Hockey.
to strike (an opponent) at shoulder level or above with a hockey stick.
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