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Cornhole Terminology

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Ace or cow pie
A bag lands on the board, which is worth one point.

Back door
A cornhole that goes over the top of a blocker and into the hole.

A bag that lands past the cornhole but remains on the board creating a backboard for a slider to knock into without going off the board.

An ace that lands in front of the hole, essentially blocking the hole from sliders.

When players or teams cannot agree on the scoring of a given inning.

Cornhole or Drano
A bag falls in the hole, which is worth three points. The alternative name is a reference to a trademark, that of a sink clog clearing product.

Dirty bag
A bag that is on the ground or is hanging off the board touching the ground.

Gusher or double deuce
Four cornholes by a single player in a single round.

An ace on the lip of the hole ready to drop.

The team who tosses first, resulting from the team scoring last.

A bag hitting the board and hooking or curving around a blocker and going in the hole.

A bag that strikes another bag on the board causing it to jump up into the cornhole.

The cornhole referee.

Sally, Mary or Corn Patty
A toss that is thrown too weakly and lands on the ground before reaching the board.

When a player pitches a bag and it strikes an opposing players bag knocking it off the board.

Skunk or whitewash
A game that, by some rules, ends in an 11-0 score.

A cornhole that slides into the hole.

A bag that goes directly in the hole without touching the board.

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