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opposite field

noun, Baseball.
1.
the opposite part of the outfield in relation to the batter, as left field for a right-handed batter.
Related forms
opposite-field, adjective
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  • After Bunker Hill the house became a hospital and the dead were buried in the opposite field.

  • As they were talking of it, Roy, the ex-bailiff, was observed crossing the opposite field.

    Verner's Pride Mrs. Henry Wood
  • The opposite field, once the scene of slaughter and conflict, now lay as placid and quiet as the surface of a summer lake.

  • As he dashed away, to cover his first audacity of compliment, Christie lifted the eyes thus apostrophized to the opposite field.

    Devil's Ford Bret Harte
  • A throw from a guard in the opposite field to his own captain does not score.

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