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Fielding

[feel-ding] /ˈfil dɪŋ/
noun
1.
Henry, 1707–54, English novelist, dramatist, and essayist.
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Fielding

/ˈfiːldɪŋ/
noun
1.
Henry. 1707–54, English novelist and dramatist, noted particularly for his picaresque novel Tom Jones (1749) and for Joseph Andrews (1742), which starts as a parody of Richardson's Pamela: also noted as an enlightened magistrate and a founder of the Bow Street runners (1749)
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fielding

n.

1823 in cricket (by 1884 in baseball), verbal noun from field (v.).

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