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cornhole ‎(plural cornholes)

  1. (Britain, dated) A small room connected to a threshing floor.
    • 1969, J E C Peters, The Development of Farm Buildings in Western Lowland Staffordshire up to 1880, page 97:
      The cornhole was a small, brick room opening off the threshing floor, about six or seven feet high, […] variously known as the cornhole or cornbin, and was designed for flail threshing, holding the grain until it was winnowed.
    • 1981, J E C Peters, Discovering Traditional Farm Buildings, page 17 with illustration:
      A small room may be found opening off the threshing floor on one side […] This is the cornhole, a mid-eighteenth-century development so far known only in Staffordshire and Suffolk, with a few in east Sussex.
  2. (US) 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.
    • 2002, “Cornhole Game”,Cincinnati Magazine, October 2002, page 114:
      Cornhole, the indigenous pastime of Cincinnati's west side, is basically a democratized version of horseshoes.
    • 2009, F. Winternitz, S. Bellman, Insiders' Guide to Cincinnati, page 230:
      Cincinnatians, of course, know the true meaning of cornhole. The homegrown bag-toss game, which some suggest was even invented here, requires few tools: some beanbags, a box with a hole in it, and… well, that's it, really.
  3. (slang, vulgar) Anus. (From the old-fashioned practice of using dried corncobs instead of toilet paper in outdoor privies)

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cornhole ‎(third-person singular simple present cornholes, present participle cornholing, simple past and past participle cornholed)

  1. (slang, vulgar) To have anal intercourse with; to penetrate anally.
    • 2006, The Grapple: Settling Accounts, Book Three (ISBN 0345493648):
      He'd just sent away two more guards from the women's side for having lesbian affairs with the prisoners, and one male guard who'd got caught cornholing colored boys.

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