poke check


noun Ice Hockey.

an attempt to deprive an opponent of the puck by pushing it away with one's stick.Compare check1(def 37).

Nearby words

  1. poitrine,
  2. poitín,
  3. pokal,
  4. poke,
  5. poke around,
  6. poke fun at,
  7. poke one's nose into,
  8. pokeberry,
  9. pokelogan,
  10. pokeloken

Origin of poke check

First recorded in 1940–45

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