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  • n. A small room connected to a threshing floor.
  • n. A game similar to beanbag toss, popular in Ohio, in which a bag is filled with corn feed and thrown into a hole. See Cornhole in Wikipedia.
  • n. Anus. (From the old-fashioned practice of using dried corncobs instead of toilet paper in outdoor privies)
  • v. To have anal intercourse with or to rape anally.

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Examples

  • Seems to me that if cornhole is gonna need EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS to beat Big Jon Tester, he could al LEAST pay off his bankruptcy debts!

    Cyphers vs. Tussing

  • There's also a classic tailgating game called cornhole that involves two wooden planks with holes in them and several bean bags.

    ZUG.com > ZUG Live

  • Bartender Janet Gajda attempts to throw a bag filled with corn 33 feet into a hole in a board in a popular tossing game called cornhole at Rounders Bar & Grill in Titusville.

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  • "Quite by accident, I stumbled upon bags, which is now beginning to be known as cornhole" or corn toss, Byrd said.

    The News-Gazette Local Stories

  • Maybe you can multipurpose this & carry steamed corn in it for a new kind of cornhole bag.

    Regretsy – NEVER REHEAT

  • She was hilarious with Steve and Tango, especially during one of their "OMG it's a bat" moments and playing "cornhole" in the fort's POW barracks.

    November 2nd, 2008

  • Cornhole as a reference to anal sex far predates the bean-bag toss game; the folks who renamed bean-bag toss "cornhole" knew quite well what they were doing.

    I love Square State.

  • Late Sunday morning, a "cornhole" tournament was in full swing, kids and adults lobbing beanbags through small openings in a wooden board, vying for miniature trophies.

    The Orange County Register - News Headlines : News

  • There's no pool table, like the Steelers have, or a cornhole game like the Chiefs.

    Finding Locker Room Harmony

  • The school has a grilling club, for instance, along with a juggling club, a tango club and something called "the Cornhole Club," for the bean-bag tossing game - "to perfect the art of cornhole while having fun with fellow Terrapins."

    On U-Md. competitive eating team, a battle to become big mouth on campus

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  • Check out a discussion of the word's etymology on StackExchange's English Language & Usage

    May 2, 2011

  • In prison, cornholing is a famous sport activity.

    March 30, 2009

  • Another one, in the local paper:
    "Cornhole Classic. ...excised for protection of the innocent... and the guilty will present the benefit for ... on April 19... Outdoor double-elimination tournament. Team cost $20. Cash prizes. Teams must preregister ...."

    March 30, 2009

  • Nobody picked up (yet) on the phrase "Cornhole Classic." I nearly wet myself.

    October 18, 2007

  • It reminds me of "Arrested Development" -

    Michael: Why do I have to take him?

    Lucille: Because he’s your brother, and you run around with everyone else, going on bike rides, making cornholes. Everyone’s laughing and riding and cornholing except Buster.

    Episode Transcript (with sound clip!)

    Lucille was referring to the Cornballer.

    October 18, 2007

  • HuhHuhHuh...reminds me of The Great Cornholio.

    October 18, 2007

  • This all reminds me of a Viagra commercial.

    October 18, 2007

  • From Newsweek, October 15, 2007, p. 14, article by Tony Dokoupil:
    "What's in a name? Shake-up is rare in the centuries-old business of backyard sports, but there's a new game in town: cornhole, a version of beanbag toss in which players score points by chucking bags of corn through a hole in a tilted board, is rapidly colonizing the country's leisure time.... The four-year-old American Cornhole Association (!!!) now boasts more than 25,000 "cornholers," ambassadors of the game who have helped to take it national.... In July, more than 4,000 people and major sponsors, including Visa, supported Chicago's first annual Cornhole Classic at Soldier Field.

    "But with attention comes a vexing PR problem: the word "cornhole" is also scatological slang for a certain puckered body part, and if you make it into a gerund, it's another word for sodomy. "My father would probably roll over in his grave if he knew I was president of something called the American Cornhole Association," says ACA founder Mike Whitton. The potential for misunderstandings (HILARIOUS!!) has divided gamers into two camps: those who support the old name, and commercially minded enthusiasts who prefer the more marketable tag Baggo. "Which would you want your kids playing?" asks Kirk Conville, head of Baggo Inc., an Arkansas-based company that sells trademarked game sets. But Whitton would rather fight a cross-country public-relations battle than change the name and flout tradition. His prime weapon? A "canned little speech" on the game's wholesome, straightforward name: "You throw a bag of corn into a hole. Cornhole." If that fails, he could always point out that Baggo carries its own risk of promoting unclean thoughts. Its national distributor is Dick's Sporting Goods."

    As if any of us needed further proof of the importance of language and meaning...

    October 18, 2007