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gridiron

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noun grid·iron \ˈgrid-ˌī(-ə)rn\

Simple Definition of gridiron

  • : a metal grid for cooking food over a fire

  • : the field on which American football is played

Full Definition of gridiron

  1. 1 :  a grate for broiling food

  2. 2 :  something consisting of or covered with a network

  3. 3 :  a football field

Examples of gridiron

  1. The book recounts his many moments of glory on the gridiron.



Origin of gridiron

Middle English gredire, alteration of gridel, gredil griddle


First Known Use: 14th century


GRIDIRON Defined for Kids

gridiron

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noun grid·iron \ˈgrid-ˌī-ərn\

Definition of gridiron

  1. 1 :  a grate for cooking food over a fire

  2. 2 :  a football field





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