back-check

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back-check

(băk′chĕk′)
intr.v. back-checked, back-check·ing, back-checks
To check or defend against an ice hockey opponent while skating back toward one's own goal.

back′-check′er n.

back′-check`



v.i.
to skate back toward one's defensive zone in ice hockey, obstructing or impeding the progress of opponents on attack. Compare fore-check.
[1935–40]
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