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Hockʹey

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A game in which each player has a hooked stick or bandy with which to strike the ball. Hockey is simply the diminutive of hook. Called Shinty in Scotland.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Hobgoblin
Hobinol
Hoblers or Hovellers
Hobnail
Hob Nob
Hob’s Pound
Hobson’s Choice
Hock
Hock Cart
Hock-day or Hock Tuesday
Hockey
Hocking
Hockley-i-the-Hole
Hocus Pocus
Hocussed
Hodeken
Hodge
Hodge-podge
Hodur
Hog
Hog