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

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Jackson struggled to stand before he was placed on a cart and driven toward the field house and weight area where he was checked out by trainers. Jerry Mcdonald, The Mercury News, "Raiders’ Gabe Jackson out approximately two months with MCL injury," 8 Aug. 2019 The schools will share Shook’s services with the city of Brecksville, which is building an athletic field house next to the site of the new school. Bob Sandrick,, "Opening of new elementary school in Brecksville-Broadview Heights delayed by one year," 27 Aug. 2019 Andrew Luck was sitting on a metal bench between two turf fields, inside a cavernous field house at Grand Park. Albert Breer,, "What We Know About Andrew Luck’s Decision to Retire From the NFL," 25 Aug. 2019 City administrator Jennifer Levitt said the dome would be comparable in size to the field house at the HealthEast Sports Center in Woodbury. Bob Shaw, Twin Cities, "Cottage Grove will present $19 million center to voters in 2020," 8 Aug. 2019 On the west side, the roofs over Unit 6 and the field house recreation area were replaced in 2016. Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press, "State agency does about-face on why women's prison is getting $488,000 fix," 15 July 2019 Some of the expensive football equipment destroyed this weekend when a fire broke out at the field house used by Miami Edison High’s football will be replaced by the Miami Dolphins. Omar Kelly,, "Dolphins plan to donate football equipment local high school lost in fire," 24 June 2019 He was carted to an adjacent field house and helped inside by two trainers. Matt Kawahara,, "Raiders ‘concerned’ after guard Gabe Jackson carted off practice field," 8 Aug. 2019 When practice concluded, players and coaches mixed and mingled and even shared the temporary field house weight room in cramped quarters. Jerry Mcdonald, The Mercury News, "Raiders, Rams on their best behavior in Napa joint practice," 7 Aug. 2019

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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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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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