a game played on ice by two teams of four players each, in which a heavy, thick disk of stone or iron (curling stone) is slid toward a target circle at the other end of the rink: players may sweep the ice before the moving disk to remove ice particles and control the course and speed of the disk
Origin of curlingso named from the curving path of the stone when slid
A game originating in Scotland in which two four-person teams slide heavy oblate stones toward the center of a circle at either end of a length of ice.
Team Denmark at the 2007 European Mixed Curling Championships
(countable and uncountable, plural curlings)
- Present participle of curl.