right field

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noun Baseball.

the area of the outfield to the right of center field, as viewed from home plate.
the position of the player covering this area.

Nearby words

  1. right circular cone,
  2. right circular cylinder,
  3. right colic flexure,
  4. right colic vein,
  5. right face,
  6. right fielder,
  7. right gastric vein,
  8. right gastro-omental vein,
  9. right hand,
  10. right heart

Origin of right field

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60

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