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Bowling Terms with the letter H.

hang a corner pin
Leaving one of the corner pins standing.

hard way
Reaching a score of 200 by getting all strikes and spares in an alternating pattern. Interchangeable with Dutch 200.

headpin
The 1 pin.

heavy
A roll of the bowl that hits the headpin dead on.

high board
One or more boards in the lane that expands or contracts due to atmospheric conditions. This results in a bowling ball taking a different track because some boards may be high while others are low.

high hit
A bowling ball hitting a pin near its center.

holding alley
A lane that resists any hooking action of a bowling ball.

hole
For right handed bowlers, this is the 1-3 pocket; for left handed bowlers, this is the 1-2 pocket.

hook
A bowling ball that breaks to the left for the right handed bowler and breaks right for the left handed bowler.

hook alley
A lane where the bowling ball hooks very easily.

house ball
Any bowling ball that is provided by the bowling center.