hook check
noun Date: circa 1939 an act or instance of attempting to knock the puck away from an opponent in ice hockey by hooking it with the stick

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hook-check — See hook check. * * * …   Universalium

  • hook check — Ice Hockey. a maneuver for depriving an opponent of the puck by seizing it in the crook of one s stick. Cf. check1 (def. 42). [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • hook check — noun : a technique of gaining possession of an ice hockey puck or diverting it to a teammate by hooking it away from the opponent with one s stick * * * Ice Hockey. a maneuver for depriving an opponent of the puck by seizing it in the crook of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • check — check; check·a·ble; check·age; check·er·ist; check·er·man; check·ers; check·hook; check·less; check·row·er; re·check; un·check; check·mate; coun·ter·check; …   English syllables

  • check — I n. order to a bank (BE has cheque) 1) to issue, make out, write out a check to 2) to draw a check against one s account; to draw a check on a bank 3) to cash; clear; deposit; present a check 4) to cover a check (by making a deposit) 5) to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • hook — breast·hook; check·hook; fish·hook; hook; hook·a·roon; hook·ish; hook·less; hook·let; hook·man; hook·um; hook·um·pake; hook·wormy; kin·der·hook; pin·hook·er; un·hook; hook·er; kin·der·hook·ian; …   English syllables

  • check — check1 checkless, adj. /chek/, v., n., pl. checks or, for 45, chex, adj., interj. v.t. 1. to stop or arrest the motion of suddenly or forcibly: He checked the horse at the edge of the cliff. 2. to restrain; hold in restraint or control: They… …   Universalium

  • Check hook — after a side step Also known as France: Crochet en riposte lors du relâchement post attaque Fo …   Wikipedia

  • Check hook — Check Check (ch[e^]k), n. [OE. chek, OF. eschec, F. [ e]chec, a stop, hindrance, orig. check in the game of chess, pl. [ e]checs chess, through Ar., fr. Pers. sh[=a]h king. See {Shah}, and cf. {Checkmate}, {Chess}, {Checker}.] 1. (Chess) A word… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Check — (ch[e^]k), n. [OE. chek, OF. eschec, F. [ e]chec, a stop, hindrance, orig. check in the game of chess, pl. [ e]checs chess, through Ar., fr. Pers. sh[=a]h king. See {Shah}, and cf. {Checkmate}, {Chess}, {Checker}.] 1. (Chess) A word of warning… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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