curling

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noun curl·ing \ˈkər-liŋ\

Definition of curling

  1. :  a game in which two teams of four players each slide curling stones over a stretch of ice toward a target circle

1620

First Known Use of curling

1620



CURLING Defined for English Language Learners

curling

play
noun curl·ing \ˈkər-liŋ\

Definition of curling for English Language Learners

  • : a game in which two teams of four players slide special stones over ice toward a circle



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