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hog score

noun Curling.
  1. a line at each end of the rink, parallel to the foot score and usually 7 yards (6.4 meters) in advance of the tee.
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Origin of hog score

First recorded in 1780–90
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Historical Examples of hog score

  • Hog, hog, n. in curling, a stone which does not pass the hog-score.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)


  • Hog, a stone that stops short of the hog-score, a line drawn one-sixth of the length of the rink from the tee.