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field event

field event

noun

: an event in a track meet that is not a race

Full Definition of FIELD EVENT

:  an event (as weight-throwing or jumping) in a track-and-field meet other than a race

Examples of FIELD EVENT

  1. a discus thrower who excelled at all the field events

First Known Use of FIELD EVENT

1899

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