noun, U.S. and Canada. Informal.
a mother who spends much time driving her children to hockey rinks, watching their games, and encouraging their participation in the sport:
Hockey moms are made of tough stuff.
a woman with hockey-playing children, particularly one devotes much time and effort in supporting this activity
Sarah Palin wanted to be known as a hockey mom.
noun 1. the stick used in field hockey or ice hockey.
[hok-uh l] /ˈhɒk əl/ verb (used without object), hockled, hockling. 1. (of a rope) to have the yarns spread and kinked through twisting in use. noun 2. the spreading and kinking of the yarns in a rope strand. /ˈhɒkəl/ verb (intransitive) hockles, hockled, hockling 1. (Northumbrian, dialect) to spit
noun, Furniture. 1. a leg similar to a cabriole leg, but having a straight perpendicular section between the upper, convex section and the foot.
[hok-nee] /ˈhɒk ni/ noun 1. David, born 1937, British artist. /ˈhɒknɪ/ noun 1. David. born 1937, English painter, best known for his etchings, such as those to Cavafy’s poems (1966), naturalistic portraits such as Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy (1971), and for paintings of water, swimmers, and swimming pools