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open field

noun, Football.
1.
any area of the playing field away from the heavily trafficked line of scrimmage, in which the defense is widely scattered.
Also called broken field.
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British Dictionary definitions for open-field

open-field

adjective
1.
(prenominal) (medieval history) of or denoting the system in which an arable area was divided into unenclosed strips, esp cultivated by different tenants
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