|n.||1.||The act or state of that which curls; |
|2.||A scottish game in which heavy weights of stone or iron are propelled by hand over the ice towards a mark.|
Curling . . . is an amusement of the winter, and played on the ice, by sliding from one mark to another great stones of 40 to 70 pounds weight, of a hemispherical form, with an iron or wooden handle at top. The object of the player is to lay his stone as near to the mark as possible, to guard that of his partner, which has been well laid before, or to strike off that of his antagonist.
|Noun||1.||curling - a game played on ice; curling stones (heavy stones with handles) are slid toward a target|
|Adj.||1.||curling - having curls|