A term describing the medical condition of a rat's eyes
becoming discoloured or cloudy.
- Ceremonial Cleaning Of The Rats
After each hole puckers generally clean off their rats by
beating them against the target of the hole. This removes
dirt, grass, and whatnot from the rats.
This term is used to describe the action of more
than one pucker pucking simultaneously. A cluster
puck is used most often on the first shot of a hole
that involves pucking over or through a large crowd
of gentles. Below is a picture of an impending
This is a method for determining who pucks first on the
first hole of a round. The puckers line up at the starting
line of the first hole, each holding his rat aloft by the
tail. There is usually a count of, "Once, twice,
thrice!" and the puckers flip their rats end over end.
Usually the current Master of Masters or some other pucker
who is at least a Master Pucker then looks over the rats as
they lie upon the ground and calls out the order for the
first hole in order from the pucker who's rat's nose is
pointing most directly toward the target down to the pucker
who's rat's nose is pointing most directly away from the
A term used to refer to customers and other non-rat
puckers at the faire.
A medical condition where a rat is slowly losing its
innards one bit at a time.
Term used to describe a shot gone awry.
Any type of shot other than Stud Puckin'.
Pucking one's rat too far -- usually beyond the target of
Puck A Rat.
To flub a shot by taking one's eyes off of one's rat to
see where it is going before the stroke is complete.
Term used to describe a shot that has not turned out very
A medical procedure one performs on his rat in order to
replace its innards.
This rule is used when speed is of the essense. For
example, when puckin' through a heavily crowded area. With
this rule whoever has their rat ready to puck does so. This
circumvents the normal rule of the pucker who is farthest
away from the target pucking next.
Often a hole will have a means for puckers to get a
stroke off of their score. For example, if the target for a
hole is a particular tree stump, then usually simply
striking the stump with one's rat will finish the hole, but
having one's rat come to rest upon the top of the stump is
often times determined to be a stroke off.
The pounding, crunching, scrunching, stomping of one's
rat in order to condition it to stay on the end of the
puckin' stick. Often used during a round as an excuse to
explain a temporary lapse into un-gentlemanly behaviour.