noun Ice Hockey.
a maneuver for depriving an opponent of the puck by seizing it in the crook of one's stick and pulling it away with a movement in a long arc, the stick being held level or nearly level with the ice.Compare check1(def 37).
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- sweep account,
- sweep hand,
- sweep off someone's feet,
- sweep under the rug,
Origin of sweep check
First recorded in 1960–65
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