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 Cathy Bessant, 59, the chief operations and technology officer at Bank of America, donated $1 million for a $2.4 million field house for field hockey at William & Mary that is set to open in the spring. Jeré Longman, New York Times, "A Welcome Funding Source for College Athletics: Women Investing in Women’s Sports," 3 Dec. 2019 Brecksville Mayor Jerry Hruby said the land-swap agreement gave the schools authority to hire a construction-manager-at-risk for both the new school and field house project. Bob Sandrick,, "Opening of new elementary school in Brecksville-Broadview Heights delayed by one year," 27 Aug. 2019 The other two projects are a continuation of funding for a new field house and kitchen upgrades at Glastonbury High School. Peter Marteka,, "Glastonbury school board to recommend 2020-21 capital improvement projects," 9 Oct. 2019 The WIAA Division 2 tilt between two of the best teams in the state, scheduled for 7 p.m. March 8, has been relocated to New Berlin West, a field house with a larger capacity that can handle the influx of ticket-seekers. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Overwhelming demand for tickets compels relocation of Whitnall-Pewaukee sectional game to New Berlin West," 6 Mar. 2018 As early as age 5, Andrew grabbed a dry-erase marker and started drawing plays on the white board at the field house. Greg Luca,, "UTSA’s Martel leans on football background to thrive as leader," 7 Nov. 2019 This won’t be an issue for parents next summer — Forte was on hand Tuesday morning to help install a changing table in the park’s field house, which previously only had a changing table in the women’s bathroom. Alison Bowen,, "Former Bears player Matt Forte helps install first baby changing table in men’s restroom at Maggie Daley Park," 22 Oct. 2019 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

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First Known Use of field house

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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8 Jan 2020

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“Field house.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 18 January 2020.

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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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