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Curling

Terms of or pertaining to the sport in which players slide stones across a sheet of ice towards a target area which is segmented into four rings.

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biting

Sports; Curling

This is a reference to when a stone is touching the outside circle. See House

bonspiels

Sports; Curling

Curling tournaments.

wide

Sports; Curling

A stone that is thrown outside of its intended line of delivery. See also "narrow"

hack

Sports; Curling

The two rubber blocks that are at each end of the rink from where curlers start their delivery. Right-handed players deliver their stones from the left hack and left-handed players from the right ...

hammer

Sports; Curling

The very last stone played at the conclusion of each end.

heavy

Sports; Curling

This is a stone that has been played with too much speed or weight and therefore goes past its mark.

heavy ice

Sports; Curling

This means ice that is playing slow.

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