poke check


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poke check

n.
A check in ice hockey in which a defender uses the blade of the stick to push the puck off the stick of an opponent.

poke′-check′ v.
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Noun1.poke check - knocking the puck away by jabbing at it with the hockey stick
check - obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
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