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English noun: hockey

1. hockey (act) a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net

Synonymsfield hockey

Broader (hypernym)field game

Narrower (hyponym)shinney, shinny

Domain category membersgoalmouth, net, stick, winger

2. hockey (act) a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks

Synonymshockey game, ice hockey

Broader (hypernym)athletic game, contact sport

Part holonymcheck, face-off, slapshot

Domain category membersassist, center, face-off, game misconduct, hat trick, icing, icing the puck, penalty box, period, power play, stick

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