a body check in which the opponent is thrown against the wooden wall enclosing the rink.
Compare check1 (def 37).
the administrative body of a county in many U.S. states, especially in the South and the West, having from two to seven elected members.
a board having control over a school system. an appointive or elective body that directs and administers chiefly the primary and secondary public schools in a town, city, county, or state.
a special organ of a municipal government, as of New York City, composed of the mayor, the president of the city council, and the controller, and charged with approving the city’s budget and fiscal matters.
a bipartisan board appointed usually by local authorities and charged with control of elections and voting procedure.