Definition of Sandlot

1. Noun. A vacant lot used by city boys to play games.

Generic synonyms: Building Site, Vacant Lot



Definition of Sandlot

1. a. Lit., of or pert. to a lot or piece of sandy ground, -- hence, pert. to, or characteristic of, the policy or practices of the socialistic or communistic followers of the Irish agitator Denis Kearney, who delivered many of his speeches in the open sand lots about San Francisco; as, the sand-lot constitution of California, framed in 1879, under the influence of sand-lot agitation.

Definition of Sandlot

1. Noun. A vacant lot where children play. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sandlot

1. a vacant lot [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sandlot

sandiness
sandinesses
sanding
sanding sheet
sandings
sandish
sandiver
sandivers
sandix
sandlapper
sandlappers
sandless
sandlike
sandling
sandlings
sandlot (current term)
sandlots
sandlotter
sandlotters
sandman
sandmen
sandnecker
sandpainting
sandpaintings
sandpaper
sandpaper disks
sandpaper gallbladder
sandpapered

Literary usage of Sandlot

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1. The First Half Century of St. Ignatius Church and College by Joseph W. Riordan (1905)
"In the Alia of the same date, an account is given of one of the sandlot meetings. "Soon after opening his remarks," it says, "Kearney took up the brick ..."

2. Philo Gubb: Correspondence-school Detective : with Illustrations by Ellis Parker Butler (1918)
"he said, and threw down the empty bottle with a motion of disgust at the cowardice of sandlot. The bottle burst with a jangling of glass. ..."

3. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1885)
"This is far more generous and honorable than the doctrine and determination of the old sandlot, "The Chinese must go. ..."

4. Environmental Theology by Richard Cartwright Austin (1990)
"... play, or some other social activity, while sandlot baseball thrives on Sunday afternoons. Even if you are poor and tired—indeed, especially then! ..."

5. The Tide of Immigration by Frank Julian Warne (1916)
"... or the "sandlot Party." This working population, it should be remembered, was a miscellaneous crowd of wealth seekers drawn not only from ..."

6. The First Half Century of St. Ignatius Church and College by Joseph W. Riordan (1905)
"In the Alia of the same date, an account is given of one of the sandlot meetings. "Soon after opening his remarks," it says, "Kearney took up the brick ..."

7. Philo Gubb: Correspondence-school Detective : with Illustrations by Ellis Parker Butler (1918)
"he said, and threw down the empty bottle with a motion of disgust at the cowardice of sandlot. The bottle burst with a jangling of glass. ..."

8. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1885)
"This is far more generous and honorable than the doctrine and determination of the old sandlot, "The Chinese must go. ..."

9. Environmental Theology by Richard Cartwright Austin (1990)
"... play, or some other social activity, while sandlot baseball thrives on Sunday afternoons. Even if you are poor and tired—indeed, especially then! ..."

10. The Tide of Immigration by Frank Julian Warne (1916)
"... or the "sandlot Party." This working population, it should be remembered, was a miscellaneous crowd of wealth seekers drawn not only from ..."

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