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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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BBJ opened the scoring with a field goal to take 1- 0 lead, which couldn't last long as Master Paints Black slammed in an equalizer to finish the chukker at 1-1.
BBJ opened the scoring with a field goal to take 1-0 lead, which couldn't last long as Master Paints Black slammed in an equalizer to finish the chukker at 1-1.
Master Paints showed their supremacy right from the word go, as they launched a series of attacks on Barry's goal and succeeded thrice in converting goals to take a healthy 3-0 lead in the first chukker.
Master Paints Blacks were off to flying start as they banged in two goals in the first chukker. In the second chukker five goals were scored as the winners came out with a 5-2 lead in which Matias' first hat-trick was also completed.
Master Paints Black were off to flying start as they banged in a brace in the first chukker through Matias to take 2-0 lead.
Both the teams struck one goal apiece in the second chukker to make it 4-1.
Well-struck goals by Juan Pedro and Ramiro Cordero ensured Desert Palm stay in the hunt as the second chukker ended with Habtoor up 5-4.
Master Paints Black struck their first goal in the second chukker through Mazzini to make it 2-1.
Garcia, later named tournament MVP, fired half of the four Philippine goals in the second chukker for a 5-1 lead that sparked the home teams breakaway.
Playing in front of packed stands, Rathore drew the first blood for 61 Cavalry in the first chukker by converting a 30- yard penalty.
A HORSE IS A PONY: Usually smaller thoroughbreds or quicker quarter horses, polo ponies typically only play one chukker per match.
First chukker one goal struck by Manual Crespo and second by Ahmed Zubair, Warid Polo Team lead and the score remained 4.5 to O in Second chukkar