hook check


noun Ice Hockey.

a maneuver for depriving an opponent of the puck by seizing it in the crook of one's stick.Compare check1(def 37).

Nearby words

  1. hooghly,
  2. hook,
  3. hook and eye,
  4. hook and ladder,
  5. hook bolt,
  6. hook of holland,
  7. hook or crook,
  8. hook shot,
  9. hook up,
  10. hook, captain

Origin of hook check

First recorded in 1935–40

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