high-sticking
noun Date: 1947 the act of carrying the blade of the stick at an illegal height in ice hockey

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • High-Sticking — is a penalized action in the sport of ice hockey where a player intentionally or inadvertently raises his stick above the height of the cross bar of a hockey goal. A stoppage in play results if a High Stick comes in contact with the puck and the… …   Wikipedia

  • high-sticking — 1. noun A penalized action in the sport of ice hockey where a player knowingly or inadvertently raises (the hand grip part of) his stick above shoulder level. 2. verb <! High sticking is the action of wielding the hockey stick in a manner that …   Wiktionary

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  • high-sticking — high′ stick′ing n. spo (in field and ice hockey) the holding of the blade of the stick above shoulder level, usu. resulting in a penalty • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • high-sticking — ˈ ̷ ̷|stikiŋ noun : the act of carrying the blade of the stick at an illegal height in the game of ice hockey * * * /huy stik ing/, Ice Hockey. the act of holding the blade of the stick above shoulder level, usually resulting in a penalty. [1945… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • high-sticking — /huy stik ing/, Ice Hockey. the act of holding the blade of the stick above shoulder level, usually resulting in a penalty. [1945 50; high stick + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • high-sticking — noun Ice Hockey strike (an opponent) on or above the shoulders with one s stick, for which a penalty may be assessed. → high stick …   English new terms dictionary

  • high-stick — v. [intrans.] [usu. as n.] high sticking Ice Hockey strike an opponent on or above the shoulders with one’s stick, for which a penalty may be assessed * * * ˈhigh stick 7 [high stick] verb high stick sb in ↑ice hockey, to hit an …   Useful english dictionary

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