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Curling :: Specific shot View Visualisation

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(Inner) wick/(Outer) wick Search Source: SND
A shot in which a stone or bowl is aimed at another so that one or other is deflected at an angle towards the tee, a cannon.

Draw Search Source: SND
A shot played carefully so that it comes to rest on the mark.

Fore Search Source: SND (supp)
A shot in bowls or curling delivered from the right.

Forehand Search Source: SND
A shot coming in from the right-band of the tee, or the jack in bowls.

Gun Search Source: SND
A cannon shot.

Inring Search Source: SND
A shot in which the stone being played is made to strike the inside edge of another and glance off it so as to hit and displace the opponent's stone nearest the tee.

Inwick Search Source: SND
A shot which in play strikes the inside of another stone and glances off it towards the tee, or the playing of such a shot.

Inwicking Search Source: SND
The act of making such a shot (To inwick: to strike (a stone with another) in this way, to reach the tee by glancing off the inner side of another stone and knocking out that of an opponent which had been guarded).

Kiggle-caggler Search Source: SND
A shot which travels in a succession of zig-zag movements.

Outring Search Source: SND
A method of striking one curling stone with another on its outer edge so as to drive it towards the tee, an outwick.

Outwick Search Source: SND
A shot which strikes an already-played stone on the outside at such an angle as to drive it in towards the tee.

Pat-lid Search Source: SND
A shot which exactly covers the tee.

Ride Search Source: SND
A forceful shot played to dislodge a stone blocking the passage to the tee.

Rider Search Source: SND
A curling shot in which the stone is played with considerable force in order to dislodge an opponent's stone obstructing the passage to the tee.

Rinning shot Search Source: SND
A shot played strongly to dislodge an opponent's stone, without any consideration of its own final position.

S(c)hot/S(c)hote/S(c)hoit Search Source: DOST
The playing of a stone towards the tee.

Shot Search Source: SND
The playing of a stone towards the tee.

Slide Search Source: SND
A gentle slithering shot, of a curling stone.

Stug Search Source: SND
A chance shot which reaches its mark.

Tappie total Search Source: SND
A knock-out shot.

Tee-shot Search Source: SND
A shot which reaches the tee.

To wick and curl in Search Source: SND
One of the prescribed shots in the points game in curling.

Twist Search Source: SND
A shot in which the stone is made to revolve on its sole as it slides along.

Witter-shot Search Source: SND
A shot that sends the curling stone exactly to the tee.

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