fielder

fielder
field NOUN 1) an area of open land, especially one planted with crops or pasture. 2) a piece of land used for a sport or game. 3) a subject of study or sphere of activity. 4) a region or space with a particular property: a magnetic field. 5) a space or range within which objects are visible from a particular viewpoint or through a piece of apparatus: field of view. 6) (the field) all the participants in a contest or sport. 7) archaic a battle.
VERB 1) chiefly Cricket & Baseball attempt to catch or stop the ball and return it after it has been hit. 2) select to play in a game or to stand in an election. 3) try to deal with (a question, problem, etc.).
ADJECTIVE 1) carried out or working in the natural environment, rather than in a laboratory or office. 2) (of military equipment) light and mobile for use on campaign.
hold the field — Cf. ↑hold the field
in the field — Cf. ↑in the field
play the field — Cf. ↑play the field
take the field — Cf. ↑take the field
DERIVATIVES fielder noun.
ORIGIN Old English.

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