English version

puck

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
puckpuck /pʌk/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 hockey.jpg DSOa hard flat circular piece of rubber that you hit with the stick in the game of ice hockey
Examples from the Corpus
puck• FoxTrax attempts to solve this problem with a puck stuffed with circuit boards and infrared emitters.• Hockey pucks tangled up in blue.• There was a loose puck in front of the net.• Now and then when some one chased a misfired puck, one of them would skate over and ask what was going on.• I would have kept that puck.• He passed the guy the puck.• It showed the puck crossing the goal line at 19: 59. 9.• Potomski picked up the puck in the right circle, spun and fired a no-look shot past goalie Wade Flaherty.
PuckPuck 🔊 🔊 a character who enjoys playing tricks on people in the play A Midsummer Night's Dream by William shakespeare → see also puckish
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