fieldsman

[ feeldz-muh n ]
/ ˈfildz mən /
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noun, plural fields·men. British.

a fielder in cricket.

Nearby words

  1. fielding, henry,
  2. fieldmouse,
  3. fieldpiece,
  4. fields,
  5. fields, w. c.,
  6. fieldstone,
  7. fieldwork,
  8. fiend,
  9. fiendish,
  10. fiendishly

Origin of fieldsman

1760–70; field + 's1 + man1

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Examples from the Web for fieldsman

  • Along the ground this time the ball had come at such a pace that the fieldsman made a very half-hearted attempt to stop it.

    The Missioner|E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • Radley pulled it, as a great laugh went up, to the very spot from which the fieldsman had been removed.

    Tell England|Ernest Raymond
  • When the first striker is out, the fieldsman will take his place, the striker will bowl, and the bowler will take the field.

    The Book of Sports:|William Martin


British Dictionary definitions for fieldsman

fieldsman

/ (ˈfiːldzmən) /

noun plural -men

cricket another name for fielder
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