Goalie



[goh-lee] /ˈgoʊ li/

noun
1.
a .
/ˈɡəʊlɪ/
noun
1.
(informal) short for goalkeeper
n.

1921, from goal + -ie. Probably a shortening of goal-tender (1909), which tends to be the term used in ice hockey, as opposed to goal-keeper (1650s).

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