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(n.) A place where a battle is fought; also, the battle itself.


(n.) Any blank space or ground on which figures are drawn or projected.


(n.) The space covered by an optical instrument at one view.


(n.) An open space; an extent; an expanse.


(v. i.) To take the field.


(n.) An unresticted or favorable opportunity for action, operation, or achievement; province; room.


(v. t.) To catch, stop, throw, etc. (the ball), as a fielder.


(v. i.) To stand out in the field, ready to catch, stop, or throw the ball.


(n.) A piece of land of considerable size; esp., a piece inclosed for tillage or pasture.


(n.) The whole surface of an escutcheon; also, so much of it is shown unconcealed by the different bearings upon it. See Illust. of Fess, where the field is represented as gules (red), while the fess is argent (silver).


(n.) That part of the grounds reserved for the players which is outside of the diamond; - called also outfield.


(n.) A collective term for all the competitors in any outdoor contest or trial, or for all except the favorites in the betting.


(n.) Cleared land; land suitable for tillage or pasture; cultivated ground; the open country.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Field'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. 1828.

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