field house


Definition of field house

1 : a building at an athletic field for housing equipment or providing dressing facilities
2 : a building enclosing a large area suitable for various forms of athletics and usually providing seats for spectators

Examples of field house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Colony assistant coaches led him to an office tucked away in the back of The Colony field house. Kevin Reynolds, Dallas News, "A fitting end to a ‘crazy’ regular season: How a coin flip decided two playoff spots in North Texas," 7 Dec. 2020 Rain has forced the workout to be held in the team's indoor field house, which is also being used as a weight room due to COVID protocols. CBS News, "Thanksgiving night Ravens-Steelers game moved to Sunday due to COVID-19," 25 Nov. 2020 The city and school district will share the field house and part of the school, including the cafetorium. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, "Brecksville will preserve 20 acres of land on Blossom Hill," 15 Sep. 2020 Collins,said the school had once hosted the Central Connecticut Conference championship in its field house prior to the Floyd Little Center taking over, but even using the facility for its own practices, let alone meets, could be tricky. Shawn Mcfarland,, "With facilities and the potential for competitions up in the air, indoor track and field coaches have more questions than answers as to how the season will work," 30 Oct. 2020 The school’s field house is named for the elder Mr. Hill. Jacques Kelly,, "Talmadge L. Hill Jr., attorney, churchman and music enthusiast, dies," 30 Oct. 2020 Several coaches stayed in the field house doing laundry and other cleanup until about 3:30 a.m. Chris Dabe,, "Gage Larvadain’s unreal stat line boosts Riverside in rescheduled opening game," 5 Oct. 2020 That means classes would create a poster for that athlete that would be placed along the fence of the respective team's athletic field, in the school's field house or in the school's hallways, so that those athletes can see them. Alec Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "These Milwaukee-area high schools are changing the way they do homecoming this year. Here's how.," 30 Sep. 2020 Varsity football games are double-headers, so the field house will be cleared between games and sanitized. Richard Obert, The Arizona Republic, "What to expect for Arizona high school football crowd restrictions," 29 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of field house

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of field house was in 1892

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“Field house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of field house

US : a large building that is used for athletic events and that usually has seats for spectators

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