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field house

noun
1.
a building housing the dressing facilities, storage spaces, etc., used in connection with an athletic field.
2.
a building used for indoor athletic events, as track events or basketball.
Origin of field house
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism
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  • The Freshmen, triumphant because of George's feat, streaked toward the field house.

    The Guarded Heights Wadsworth Camp
  • Jack and I used to meet at the field house four mornings each week.

    Football Days William H. Edwards
  • Some years ago the Princeton players were going to the field house to dress for the Harvard game.

    Football Days William H. Edwards
  • We carried him off to the field house, making a hasty investigation.

    Football Days William H. Edwards
  • They could visualize the airtight door being closed; the portable elevator backing off, returning to the field house.

    The Black Star Passes John W Campbell
  • Mike said that they were in the field house on the other side of the baseball field and that he had called in to them.

    Football Days William H. Edwards
  • In a moment they were speeding toward the lights of the field house, half a mile off.

    The Black Star Passes John W Campbell
  • Green entered the field house, reappearing after a moment with a football tucked under his arm.

    The Guarded Heights Wadsworth Camp

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