- n. 曲棍球；冰球
- n. (Hockey)人名；(英)霍基
1. hook => hockey.
2. It is generally assumed to be related in some way to hook, with reference to the hockey stick's curved end.
3. Perhaps related to Middle French hoquet "shepherd's staff, crook," diminutive of Old French hoc "hook". The hooked clubs with which the game is played resemble shepherds' staves.
- hockey:  The first known unequivocal reference to the game of hockey comes in William Holloway’s General Dictionary of Provincialisms 1838, where he calls it hawkey, and describes it as ‘a game played by several boys on each side with sticks, called hawkeybats, and a ball’ (the term came from West Sussex). It is not known for certain where the word originated, but it is generally assumed to be related in some way to hook, with reference to the hockey stick’s curved end. The Galway Statutes of 1527 refer to the ‘hurling of the little ball with hockie sticks or staves’, which may mean ‘curved sticks’.
- hockey (n.)
- after an isolated reference from Ireland dated 1527 ("The horlinge of the litill balle with hockie stickes or staves ..."), the word is next recorded 1838 from W. Sussex; of unknown origin, perhaps related to Middle French hoquet "shepherd's staff, crook," diminutive of Old French hoc "hook." The hooked clubs with which the game is played resemble shepherds' staves. In North America, ice hockey is distinguished from field hockey.
- 1. Valerie earned letters in three sports: volleyball, basketball, and field hockey.
- 2. She played hockey for the national side.
- 3. Great Britain's hockey players were outmanoeuvred by Germany.
- 4. He injured his knee playing hockey.
- 5. She plays hockey for England.
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