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 pitch Maryland officials developed included a bikeway, an elevated pedestrian bridge and a field house with basketball and volleyball courts. Washington Post, 4 Apr. 2022 Running back La’Damian Webb suffered a foot injury during Friday’s practice, which forced him to be helped off the field by teammates and then carted back to the South Alabama field house. Creg Stephenson |, al, 28 Mar. 2022 Commissioners last month had committed $8 million over three years for a field house at the University of Texas at San Antonio’s West Park campus, just west of UTSA’s main North Side campus on Loop 1604. Scott Huddleston, San Antonio Express-News, 8 Mar. 2022 The board approved a contract with Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects of Little Rock that provides a payment by the district to the company of 5.5% of what is expected to be a $50 million addition of new classrooms and a field house at Central High. Cynthia Howell, Arkansas Online, 27 Feb. 2022 Among the renovations to the field house are the replacement of the synthetic turf, new graphics, changes to the mechanical system to improve circulation, new overhead doors and operable windows and new LED lighting. Jon Hale, The Courier-Journal, 18 Feb. 2022 The next phase of the Facilities Master Plan, not yet approved by the Board of Education, will include an addition to the physical education wing, a field house extension and flooring and mechanical upgrades. Gary Gibula,, 24 Jan. 2022 Eisenhower went on to win 67-19 in the nonconference battle and may have stolen the show in this historic debut, but didn’t steal the enthusiasm those on Southland side have about a new 36,000-square foot field house. Jeff Vorva,, 2 Dec. 2021 Few are more eye-opening than this Tudor Revival field house tucked away in West Rogers Park. Bob Gendron,, 13 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of field house

1892, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

30 Apr 2022

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“Field house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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