fore-check

fore-check
/fawr"chek', fohr"-/, v.i. Ice Hockey.
to obstruct or impede the movement or progress of an attacking opponent in the opponent's own defensive zone. Cf. back-check, check1 (def. 15).
[1950-55]

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