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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Examples from the Web for high-sticking

Contemporary Examples of high-sticking

  • Pawlenty likes to play hockey, but no one can accuse him of high-sticking.

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    Pawlenty's Longshot Dream

    Howard Kurtz

    January 11, 2011