Definition of Dugout

1. Noun. Either of two low shelters on either side of a baseball diamond where the players and coaches sit during the game.

Group relationships: Ballpark, Park
Generic synonyms: Shelter



2. Noun. A canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large log.
Exact synonyms: Dugout Canoe, Pirogue
Generic synonyms: Canoe

3. Noun. A fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground.
Exact synonyms: Bunker
Generic synonyms: Fortification, Munition
Specialized synonyms: Fox Hole, Foxhole, Funk Hole

Definition of Dugout

1. n. A canoe or boat dug out from a large log.

Definition of Dugout

1. Noun. a canoe made from a hollowed-out log ¹

2. Noun. a pit dug into the ground as a shelter, especially from enemy fire ¹

3. Noun. a sunken shelter at the side of a baseball or football (soccer) field where non-playing team members and staff sit during a game. ¹

4. Noun. a device used to smoke marijuana ¹

5. Noun. (Canadian Prairies) A pit used to catch and store rainwater or runoff. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dugout

1. a canoe made by hollowing out a log [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dugout

dufrenites
duftite
dufus
dufuses
dug
dug-out
dug out
dug up
dugganite
dugite
dugites
dugnad
dugnads
dugong
dugongs
dugout (current term)
dugout canoe
dugouts
dugs
dugway
dugways
duh
dui
duiker
duikers
duing
duit
duits
duka
duke

Literary usage of Dugout

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1. History of the 89th Division, U. S. A.: From Its Organization in 1917 by George H. English, War Society of the 89th Division (1920)
"A typical German dugout in the Kriemhilde Stellung. The tops of these dugouts are flush with the ground and are about five feet thick, of solid concrete. ..."

2. Songs from the Trenches: The Soul of the A.E.F. by Herbert Adams Gibbons (1918)
"Sittin' here in me dugout, Waitin' me turn to snipe, Waitin' to pot a careless Hun Whose time to die is ripe; Sittin' here in me dugout As cold as a ..."

3. The New Revelation by Arthur Conan Doyle (1918)
"Ill THE CHERITON dugout I HAVE mentioned in the text that I had some recent experience of a case where a "polter-geist" or mischievous spirit had been ..."

4. The American Engineers in France by William Barclay Parsons (1920)
"... banks and roofed over with timbers or concrete beams covered with as much earth as could be heaped upon them in the dugout FOR BATTALION HEADQUARTERS ..."

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