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field house

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noun
  1. a building housing the dressing facilities, storage spaces, etc., used in connection with an athletic field.
  2. a building used for indoor athletic events, as track events or basketball.

Origin of field house

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for field house

Historical Examples

  • Theres one stored over in the field-house, one they use to set the dressing-tent on.

    The Turner Twins

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • He went into the field-house the next day, unbuttoning his coat and hating football.

    Princeton Stories

    Jesse Lynch Williams

  • Willard found the field-house locked when he reached it again, and no one was in sight.

    Left Half Harmon

    Ralph Henry Barbour