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fielder

[ feel-der ]
/ ˈfil dər /
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noun

Baseball, Cricket. a player who fields the ball.
Baseball. any of the players of the infield or the outfield, especially an outfielder.

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Origin of fielder

1275–1325 for an earlier sense; Middle English. See field, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for fielder

fielder
/ (ˈfiːldə) /

noun

cricket baseball
  1. a player in the field
  2. a member of the fielding rather than the batting side
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