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Is derived from the Tibetan word for a willow stick and originated in the East, probably among the horsemen of central Asia. British tea‐planters and cavalry officers adopted it in India. The first game in Britain was held in London in 1871 and the Hurlingham Club, at Fulham, founded in 1875, established itself as the governing body of the sport.

Subjects: Sport and Leisure.


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