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1(also ice rink)An enclosed area of ice for skating, ice hockey, or curling.‘the girls were planning to go ice skating at the rink in George Square’playing area, enclosure, field, ground, ring, rink, green, alley, stadium, track, arena
- 1.1A smooth enclosed floor for roller skating.
- 1.2A building containing an ice rink or roller rink.
- 1.3The strip of a bowling green used for playing a match.
2A team in curling or lawn bowling.‘he helped his rink to win by 35 shots to 4’stadium, amphitheatre, theatre, coliseum
Late Middle English (originally Scots in the sense ‘jousting ground’): perhaps originally from Old French renc ‘rank’.
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