curling definition by Webster's New World
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a game played on ice by two teams of four players each, in which a heavy, thick disk of stone or iron () 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 other foreign matter and control the course and speed of the disk
Origin: so named from the curving path of the stone when slid
curling definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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.