Definition of hog line in English:

hog line

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  • (In the game of curling) a line marked across either end of a curling rink at one sixth of the rink’s length from the tee. No sweeping is allowed until a stone has crossed the first line.
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    • All stones must be released before reaching the hog line and from within two feet of the centre line.
    • Once released, the stone must pass beyond the hog line at the other end of the ice to remain in play.
    • When it goes by the near hog line it may look like it will be a three, but end up being a one or a five.

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