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The host nation won a hockey game. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She grabbed her hockey stick and told me to call the police. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In hockey the away team wear white and the home team any colour but white. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was the same story when they invited him to take part in a game of hockey. The Sun (2011)He loves putting on that thick comfy helmet and picking up his agile hockey stick. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But they also find the time to let their hair down with a game of ice hockey. The Sun (2014)Playing a home game of hockey feels like an away match because the facilities are so far out of town. Times, Sunday Times (2006)How jolly hockey sticks of her! The Sun (2013)The company's smart bras and tops are being tested by national hockey and rugby teams. Times, Sunday Times (2015)One complication is that she rarely gets to see her boyfriend, an ice hockey player. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then on with the padding, down the hockey field for a nice quiet sit before lunch. Times, Sunday Times (2006)At least dropping ice hockey allowed him a lie-in. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He's concerned that his oldest son wants to play field hockey instead of basketball. Christianity Today (2000)And... some people love ice hockey! The Sun (2012)I enjoyed swimming and was in the hockey team. The Sun (2008)They had mutual friends and played in the same college hockey team, but it was half a year before they became a couple. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They still have four great chances in the men's and women's ice hockey and curling. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'hockey'
British English: hockey /ˈhɒkɪ/ NOUN
Hockey is a sport played between two teams of 11 players who use long curved sticks to hit a small ball and try to score goals.
I was watching a hockey game on TV.
- American English: field hockey
- Arabic: لُعْبَةُ الهُوكِي
- Brazilian Portuguese: hóquei
- Chinese: 曲棍球
- Croatian: hokej
- Czech: hokej pozemní
- Danish: hockey
- Dutch: hockey
- European Spanish: hockey
- Finnish: maahockey
- French: hockey
- German: Hockey
- Greek: χόκεϊ
- Italian: hockey
- Japanese: ホッケー
- Korean: 하키
- Norwegian: hockey
- Polish: hokej
- European Portuguese: hóquei
- Romanian: hochei
- Russian: хоккей
- Spanish: hockey
- Swedish: hockey
- Thai: กีฬาฮ็อคกี้
- Turkish: hokey
- Ukrainian: хокей
- Vietnamese: khúc côn cầu
Definition of hockey from the Collins English Dictionary
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