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Big on Source: SND
To increase, to secure — i.e. the guards. QUOT: Big-on, a term at the game of channelstone. . . . The order from that side who has in the stone, is commonly to big-on — to guard away — to “block the ice.”
Breek Source: SND (supp)
To play a stone so as to lie on the other side of an opponent's stone from one played already.
Butt Source: SND
To drive at a stone or stones lying near the mark, so as if possible to push them out of the way.
Cheek Source: SND
To play a curling-stone or bowl so as to make it lie alongside another.
Cheek-stone Source: SND
A curling-stone played so as to lie alongside of another. Also used as verb.
Chuckle Source: SND
To make a succession of in-wicks up a port [open way] to a certain object.
Claff/Claft Source: SND
QUOT: A curling stone, on the tee, might be guarded by two stones a yard or so away — those stones lying side by side — and it would be necessary to “claff” or separate those stones to get at the winner.
Clockin' Source: SND
A curling term: used of a stone that is coming to rest short of the mark.
Draw/Drawin(g) Source: SND
To play (a shot) gently up to the tee so that the stone lands on a particular spot within the ring indicated by the skip.
Gaird Source: SND
To protect a stone lying on or near the tee by laying another in front of it.
Hog/Hogg Source: SND
To play a stone which fails to cross the hog-score.
In-ringing Source: SND
Playing an inring.
Inwick Source: SND
To strike (a stone with another) so as to reach the tee by glancing off the inner side of another stone and knocking out that of an opponent.
Kiggle-caggle Source: SND
To cause the stone to make a succession of zig-zag movements or inwicks up a port or space between curling stones, to reach a certain object.
Lay on Source: SND
To send up, deliver (a stone).
Lie back Source: SND
To send up a short shot.
Lift up Source: SND
To strike away the stone(s) guarding the tee with one's own stone.
Outwick Source: SND
To play such as stroke, to strike a played stone in this manner (Outiwick: A shot which strikes an already-played stone on the outside at such an angle as to drive it in towards the tee).
Patlid Source: SND
To play a stone so as to exactly cover the tee.
Port Source: SND
To send a curling-stone or a bowl between two stationary stones or bowls lying close together, to enter a port.
Promote Source: SND
To cause a stone to move forward by striking it with another stone.
Rair Source: SND
To make a roaring noise as it moves on the ice with great velocity.
Raise Source: SND
To strike and move forward (another stone of one's own side) towards the tee.
Rebut Source: SND
To play a curling shot with great force at a late stage of the game so that one's stone may drive opposing stones away from the tee and leave the ice clear for the next shot to be played by one's side.
Rest Source: SND
QUOT: Rest, to draw to any object so as not to pass it.
Ride (out) Source: SND
To play a stone with such force as to strike and carry before it an opponent's stone blocking its path to the tee.
Rin Source: SND
To drive another bowl or the jack away with a strong shot.
Rip-rap Source: SND
To knock against other stones in advancing to the tee.
Shangie/Shangiein Source: SND
To play a stone or bowl against (another) so as to touch it only and lie slightly to one side of it and thus prevent it being used by the opponents as a means of reaching the tee, to obstruct (a stone or bowl) from further play.
Sole/To sole fair Source: SND
To throw (a curling-stone) so that it lands smoothly on the ice without bumping.
Split Source: SND
To separate two stones lying close together by striking them with a third.
Strik Source: SND
To play a stone so as to strike and dislodge an opponent's; to hit away (an opponent's stone) with one's own.
To be howe ice Source: SND
Of a shot: to travel straight down the centre of the rink.
Twist Source: SND
To make a stone revolve on its sole as it slides towards its destination.
Wick/Wicker Source: SND
To strike (a curling stone or bowl), to cannon one stone off another so as to reach the tee.
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