hog score

noun

Definition of hog score

: 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

First Known Use of hog score

1685, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hog score

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

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“Hog score.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hog%20score. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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