hog line
noun see hog score

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hog-line — hogˈ line or hogˈ score noun A line drawn across the rink short of which no stone counts • • • Main Entry: ↑hog …   Useful english dictionary

  • hog|line — hog|line, a line drawn across a curling rink at a distance of 7 yards from each tee. A curling stone that does not cross this line is removed from the ice …   Useful english dictionary

  • hog line — noun : hog score * * * n. Curling a line marked across either end of a curling rink. No sweeping is allowed until a stone has crossed the first line …   Useful english dictionary

  • hog line — noun a) The line which the stone must completely cross to be considered in play b) The line before which the thrower must let go of the rock during delivery …   Wiktionary

  • hog line — boats stretched across a river in a line …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • hog line violation — noun The failure to release a stone before crossing the near hog line …   Wiktionary

  • hog-score — hogˈ line or hogˈ score noun A line drawn across the rink short of which no stone counts • • • Main Entry: ↑hog …   Useful english dictionary

  • hog score — noun : a line that is marked across a curling rink 7 yards in front of each tee and that a stone must pass or be removed from the ice called also hog line; see curling illustration * * * Curling. a line at each end of the rink, parallel to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hog score — noun Etymology: 1hog (curling stone that fails to reach the score) Date: 1685 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hog — may refer to:* Pig * Harley Owners Group * The stock ticker symbol for Harley Davidson (HOG) * The Hogs (American football), the famed offensive line of the Washington Redskins of the National Football League * M60 machine gun, also referred to… …   Wikipedia

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