1. A game in which two parties of players, armed with sticks curved or hooked at the end, attempt to drive any small object (as a ball or a bit of wood) toward opposite goals.
2. The stick used by the players. [Written also hookey and hawkey.]
n 1: hockey played on a field; two opposing teams use curved
sticks to drive a ball into the opponents' net [syn: field
2: a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of 6
skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the
opponents' goal with hockey sticks [syn: ice hockey, hockey