also chukka noun Etymology: Hindi cakkar & Urdu chakkar circular course, from Sanskrit cakra wheel, circle — more at wheel Date: 1898 a playing period of a polo game

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  • Chukker — may refer to: a period in polo type team sports a family name, as the real name of actress Emma Caulfield a regionally famous live music club in Tuscaloosa, Alabama that operated from 1956 to 2003. [1] References ^… …   Wikipedia

  • chukker — period in a polo game, 1898, from Hindi chakkar, from Skt. cakra circle, wheel (see CHAKRA (Cf. chakra)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • chukker — [chuk′ər] n. [Hindi chakar < Sans cakra, wheel: for IE base see WHEEL] any of the periods of play, each lasting 7 or 71/ 2 minutes, into which a polo match is divided: also sp. chukkar …   English World dictionary

  • Chukker — Polo Polo Polo ist eine Mannschaftssportart, bei der die auf Pferden reitenden vier Spieler pro Team einen sieben bis acht Zentimeter großen, 130 Gramm schweren Ball mit einem langen Hol …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Chukker — Chuk|ker [ tʃa...] das; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. chukker, eigtl. »Rad, Zirkel«, dies über Hindustani chakar, chakkar aus sanskr. cakrá> einzelner Abschnitt beim Pferdepolo …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • chukker — /chuk euhr/, n. Polo. one of the periods of play. Also, chukkar. [1895 1900; < Hindi chakkar < Skt cakra WHEEL] * * * …   Universalium

  • chukker — noun One of the six playing periods, each of 7½ minutes, of a game of polo Syn: chukka …   Wiktionary

  • chukker — see CYCLE …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • chukker —  Period of play in polo …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • chukker — n. chukkar, any of the six playing periods in a polo game that lasts 7 1/2 minutes (Sports) …   English contemporary dictionary

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