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Ice Hockey.
  1. 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


verb (used with object) Ice Hockey.
  1. to strike (an opponent) at shoulder level or above with a hockey stick.
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