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(polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided

a shoe that comes up to the ankle and is laced through two or three pairs of eyelets

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Each horse may only be used for a maximum of two chukkas, which cannot be consecutive.
Habtoor Polo's inspiration once again was Guillermo Cuitino who ensured the main organiser's team always held on to a two-goal advantage in all chukkas.
Tied at nine goals each after a chaotic quartet of chukkas that saw Brazil come back from four goals down, the game went to a fifth sudden death chukka, with neither team able to score.
Beach polo is played over four periods, known as chukkas, which last seven-and-a-half minutes each.
Liz was poshing it up at a polo match near Ascot where Princes William and Harry were playing a few chukkas.
How many periods, or chukkas, are there in a game of polo?
The game was divided into six 15-minute chukkas, three played each way.
The game is played with up to six periods of seven minutes, each known as chukkas.
Two mounted umpires ensure fair ruling, most of which are orientated around safety of horse and rider,as this fast and furious game of six alternating chukkas is played out.
McVitie's Penguin brand is to spread its wings around two new arrivals next month as Chukkas and Splatz join the portfolio.
ANTHEA Turner and her lover Grant Bovey are going frightfully pukka - and planning a few chukkas in their garden.
Charles, 49, who broke an arm at the Gloucestershire venue eight years ago, joined in the weekend fun between chukkas of his charity fixture.
Timberland's Kids' Line carries suggested retail prices of between $50, for Bush Hiker chukkas and classic handsewn casual shoes, to $75 for padded collar, waterproof leather boots.
Though they enjoyed a better part of the exchanges, Desert Palm 2 were always in arrears in the first three chukkas while trailing 1-2 at the end of the first, 2-3 at the second and 3-4 at the third chukka.
She is so passionate about polo that she has joined a club, bought a horse, called Snip, and plays a couple of chukkas twice a week.