chukker definition by Webster's New World
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any of the periods of play, each lasting 7 or 7 minutes, into which a polo match is divided
Origin: Hindi chakar ; from Sanskrit cakra, wheel: for Indo-European base see wheel
chukker definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One of the periods of play, lasting 7 1/2 minutes, in a polo match.
Origin: Hindi cakkar, circle, turn, from Sanskrit cakram; see kwel-1 in Indo-European roots.