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sandlot

[sand-lot] /ˈsændˌlɒt/
noun
1.
a vacant lot used by youngsters for games or sports.
adjective
2.
Also, sand-lot. of, relating to, or played in such a lot:
sandlot baseball.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; sand + lot
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British Dictionary definitions for sand-lot

sandlot

/ˈsændˌlɒt/
noun (US)
1.
an area of vacant ground used by children for playing baseball and other games
2.
(modifier) denoting a game or sport played on a sandlot: sandlot baseball
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Word Origin and History for sand-lot
n.

also sandlot, "plot of empty land in a town or suburb," 1878, from sand (n.) + lot. In reference to the kind of sports or games played on them by amateurs, it is recorded from 1890, American English.

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Slang definitions & phrases for sand-lot

sandlot

modifier

: sandlot ball

noun

A rough or improvised baseball field; Hogan's Brickyard (1890+ Baseball)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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