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deke

 (dēk)
tr.v. deked, dek·ing, dekes
To deceive (an opponent) in ice hockey by a fake: deked the goalie with a move from left to right.
n.
A fake, intended to deceive a member of an opposing team in ice hockey.

[Short for decoy.]

deke

(diːk) sport
n
(Hockey (Field & Ice)) (esp in ice hockey) the act or an instance of feinting
vb
(Hockey (Field & Ice)) (esp in ice hockey) to deceive (an opponent) by carrying out a feint
[C20: shortened from decoy]

deke

(dik)

v. deked, dek•ing,
n. Sports. v.t.
1. to deceive (an opponent) by a fake.
n.
2. a fake or feint intended to deceive a defensive player, often drawing that player out of position.
[1955–60; orig. Canadian E shortening of decoy]
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