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A long-handled stick with one curved end that is used in hockey.
(plural hockey sticks)
- (North America, ice hockey) A stick used to handle the puck in ice hockey, having a flat, angled blade at the end.
- (UK, field hockey) A stick used to handle the ball in field hockey, having a flat-faced hook at the end.
- (slang) A playing card with the rank of seven.
- (slang) A statistical trend in a graph of survey data in which most of the results are flat and then suddenly peaks in a steep near-vertical direction.