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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, pertaining to, or played in such a lot:
sandlot baseball.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism; sand + lot
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  • C'mon, those kids would have loved to play that game on a sandlot.
  • What had begun as a cross-town squabble over sandlot basketball games had escalated into urban guerilla war-fare.
  • He's moving well in and out of the pocket without reverting to reckless sandlot tactics.
British Dictionary definitions for sandlot

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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Slang definitions & phrases for sandlot

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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