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 Located inside Maxcy Hall, Potsdam's athletic complex, the site spans the field house's entire 33,000 square feet of space. Georgie Silvarole, USA TODAY, "How this small town of 16,000 near the US-Canada border has given out 50,000 vaccines," 29 Mar. 2021 Adjacent to the field house, the 43,000-square-foot ice rink is dry, too, instead serving as a makeshift break room for those staffing the vaccine site. Georgie Silvarole, USA TODAY, "How this small town of 16,000 near the US-Canada border has given out 50,000 vaccines," 29 Mar. 2021 While most of the school is new construction, some portions of the old building — notably the auditorium and field house — underwent major renovations and have been incorporated into the new building., "Somerville builds for future with $256 million high school," 19 Mar. 2021 Having the large field house building was a huge help. Paul Eisenberg,, "Landmarks: A school district in Midlothian received more COVID-19 shots than it needed. Within weeks it helped 2,300 community members get vaccinated," 7 Mar. 2021 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

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First Known Use of field house

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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18 Apr 2021

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“Field house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 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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