Meaning of fore-check

fore-check

Pronunciation: (fôr'chek", fōr'-), [key]
— v.i. Ice Hockey.
  1. to obstruct or impede the movement or progress of an attacking opponent in the opponent's own defensive zone. Cf. back-check, check (def. 15).
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