dugout(redirected from Dug-out)
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1. A boat made of a hollowed-out log.
2. A shelter consisting of a hole dug into the ground and usually roofed.
3. Baseball Either of two usually sunken shelters at the side of a field where the players stay while not on the field.
1. a canoe made by hollowing out a log
2. (Military) military a covered excavation dug to provide shelter
3. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) slang a retired officer, former civil servant, etc, recalled to employment
4. (General Sporting Terms) (at a sports ground) the covered bench where managers, trainers, etc sit and players wait when not on the field
5. (Agriculture) (in the Canadian prairies) a reservoir dug on a farm in which water from rain and snow is collected for use in irrigation, watering livestock, etc
1. a boat made by hollowing out a log.
2. a roofed structure, usu. below ground level, in which baseball players sit when not on the field.
3. a rough shelter dug in the ground, or in the side of a hill, esp. one used by soldiers.
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|Noun||1.||dugout - either of two low shelters on either side of a baseball diamond where the players and coaches sit during the game|
ballpark, park - a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games); "take me out to the ballpark"
shelter - a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
|2.||dugout - a canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large log|
canoe - small and light boat; pointed at both ends; propelled with a paddle
|3.||dugout - a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground|
fortification, munition - defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
funk hole - dugout as a place of safe retreat (when in a funk)