hog score

noun

: a line which is marked across a curling rink seven yards from the tee and beyond which a stone must pass or be removed from the ice

called also hog line

Word History

Etymology

hog entry 1 (curling stone that fails to reach the score)

First Known Use

1685, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hog score was in 1685

Dictionary Entries Near hog score

Cite this Entry

“Hog score.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hog%20score. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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