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Curling :: Quality of stone/ice View Visualisation

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Dauchie/Daughy/Dawhie Search Source: SND
Dull and sticky (of ice in curling).

Dour Search Source: SND
Dull, sticky, dragging, used both of the ice when the frost gives way and of stones which lack keenness.

Drug Search Source: SND
Also used of the rougher of the two faces of a curling-stone.

Drug Search Source: SND
Dragging, sticky, slow; esp. in curling, of ice that has thawed slightly.

Girdle-soled Search Source: SND
Of curling-stones: QUOT: Girdle-soled stones, that is, stones convex in the bottom, and made to run on a very narrow centre, are used by some; but are only fit for trials of strength.

Keen Search Source: SND
Of ice in curling: crisp, smooth.

Sooking Search Source: SND
Of a curling-stone: adhesive in texture.

Tauchie/Tauchy/Tachy/Ta(ug)hie/Ta(ug)hy/Tallowny Search Source: SND
Of ice: slightly melted, no longer slippery for curling or skating.

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