Darts Glossary W

WANKER’S FIFTY
Also known as BURGESS’ FIFTY. Normally when an inexperienced player aims for the treble 20 but instead hits the single 20, single 18 and single 12 for a total of 50

WET FEET
Also known as PADDLING. When a person stands with his feet over the "TOE LINE", to close to the dartboard.

WHALE
Also see CIRCLE IT or FISH. When a player accumulates 3 or less score by throwing 3 darts. Players will then shout "circle it" and draw a whale around the score to mock the player.

WHITE HORSE
A means to score 3 trebles where the darts do not touch each other in the game of cricket

WILSON
Missing with all 3 darts in the game of cricket. Also known as a FLATLINE

WIRE
Darts that nearly, nearly hits where you aimed but are just on the wrong side of the wire spider

WIRING
When the dart bounces of the wire spider

WOOD
When the darts hit outside the scoring area and hits the dartboard cabinet. Also called CARPENTRY DARTS.


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