Definition of open-field
(Entry 1 of 2)
1 : of, relating to, or constituting a system of agriculture widely practised in medieval Europe and based upon dividing the arable land into unenclosed strips usually subject to a 3-year rotation and upon distributing it among different cultivators
2 of a football player : notably capable of gaining yardage in a broken field an open-field runner
Definition of open field (Entry 2 of 2)
1 : broken field
2 : an unhampered chance given an open field to experiment
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