nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A check in ice hockey in which a defender uses the blade of the stick to push the puck off the stick of an opponent.
- pokeˈ-checkˌ verb