minor penalty


noun Ice Hockey.

a penalty consisting of the removal of a player from play for two minutes, no substitute for the player being permitted.

Nearby words

  1. minor league,
  2. minor mode,
  3. minor order,
  4. minor orders,
  5. minor party,
  6. minor piece,
  7. minor planet,
  8. minor premise,
  9. minor prophet,
  10. minor salivary gland

Compare major penalty.

Origin of minor penalty

First recorded in 1935–40

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