cornhole

noun
corn·hole | \ˈkȯrn-ˌhōl \

Definition of cornhole 

: a lawn game in which players toss beanbags toward a slanted platform with the aim of passing the beanbag through a hole in the center of the platform At Bristol, wandering about the grounds outside the track, I joined some tailgaters in a couple of rounds of cornhole, the beanbag-toss game.— Ben Austen

First Known Use of cornhole

2001, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cornhole

corn entry 1 (as a filling for the bags) + hole entry 1, presumably with humorous allusion to slang cornhole "anus (in the context of anal sex)"

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