- the stick used in field hockey or ice hockey.
Origin of hockey stick
First recorded in 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for hockey stick
Whinnied at me, sir, when I asked him to get me a hockey-stick.Hildegarde's Harvest
Laura E. Richards
The shape and dimensions of the hockey-stick are entirely arbitrary, being left to the peculiar taste of the owners.
He finished dinner early and, with skates and hockey-stick, rode briskly out to the lake.
The hockey-stick was still in his grasp, and, with this outstretched, he flung himself flat on the ice and wriggled forward.