chukker


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chuk·ker

also chuk·kar  (chŭk′ər)
n.
One of the periods of play, lasting 7 1/2 minutes, in a polo match.

[Hindi cakkar, circle, turn, from Sanskrit cakram; see kwel- in Indo-European roots.]

chuk•ker

or chuk•kar

(ˈtʃʌk ər)

n.
one of the periods of play in polo.
[1895–1900; < Hindi chakkar < Skt cakra wheel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chukker - (polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided
polo - a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball
division, section, part - one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
period of play, playing period, play - (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; "rain stopped play in the 4th inning"
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Shergill and Miguel Saravia scored two goals each in the first chukker and one each in the second, while Salim Azmi and Bhawani Singh Kalvi scored one goal each for Sona Polo in the second period.
As part of its continued support of UNICEF, Access Bank Group, along with 5th Chukker, The Access Bank UK and Access Private Bank hosted the 'Access Bank Polo Day' at the Guards Polo Club, Windsor on Saturday June 13.
Led by Argentinian professional Matias Machado, it was Team Cadillac all the way as they took a comfortable 4-0 lead at the end of the opening chukker.
The opening chukker , was all about Hamza Mauz , a young 19 year old third generation polo player ,who aggressively struck two goals during the first opening minutes of the game.
Tear your eyes away from the pretty people and onto the ground, and you witness a battle raging between Eton College and Mayo College - their horses grunting under the strain as the two teams try to make the most of the chukker they have been pitched into.
Access Bank Group supports UNICEF throughout the high-profile Access Bank Charity Shield polo matches in Nigeria that have run for the past five years in conjunction with 5th Chukker.
Like in hundreds of homes husbands wait with trepidation for walk-wives to say, coming for a chukker of the park.
After the first chukker, both the teams stood at two goals each with Abhimanyu Pathak and Simran Shergill scoring one goal each in favor of Jindal Panthers and Satinder Garcha and Geraldo Mazzini scoring one goal each in favor of Elevation.
STRIDING up to the veranda at Dubai Polo club after the final chukker, into the shade, cold towels and colder drinks sure beat the traditional start of Advent ritual - opening the first window on the calendar for a chocolate that's been there since the summer holidays.
COST adults STRIDING up to the veranda at Dubai Polo club after the final chukker, into the shade, cold towels and colder drinks sure beat the traditional start of Advent ritual - opening the first window on the calendar for a chocolate that's been there since the summer holidays.
A HORSE IS A PONY: Usually smaller thoroughbreds or quicker quarter horses, polo ponies typically only play one chukker per match.
Access Bank has raised more than $380,000 for UNICEF projects to help underprivileged children in Northern Nigeria through its partnership with Fifth Chukker Club and UNICEF.