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dug·out

 (dŭg′out′)
n.
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.
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dugout

(ˈdʌɡˌaʊt)
n
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
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dug•out

(ˈdʌgˌaʊt)

n.
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.
[1810–20, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dugout - either of two low shelters on either side of a baseball diamond where the players and coaches sit during the gamedugout - 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 logdugout - 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
fox hole, foxhole - a small dugout with a pit for individual shelter against enemy fire
funk hole - dugout as a place of safe retreat (when in a funk)
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dugout

[ˈdʌgaʊt] N
1. (Ftbl) → caseta f
2. (Mil) → refugio m subterráneo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

dugout

[ˈdʌgaʊt] n (SPORT)banc m de touche
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dugout

n (Mil) → Schützengraben m, → Unterstand m; (also dugout canoe)Einbaum m
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dugout

[ˈdʌgˌaʊt] n
a. (Mil) → trincea coperta (Sport) → panchina
b. (canoe) canoa ricavata da un tronco d'albero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Wooden causeways connected islands in the marsh, and dugout canoes were used to travel along water channels.
A few yards from our home, local boys spend their days swimming in the clear, warm lake, occasionally taking to the water in one of the dugout canoes parked along the sand.
Only this week this life-changing programme has seen us donate a fishing vessel to the government in Liberia; the Pride of Wales will help protect the 40,000 Liberians who use dugout canoes to catch fish to feed their families.
The old boat, FPV Aegis, will be renamed the "Pride of Wales" and used to protect the 40,000 or more Liberians who use dugout canoes to catch fish to feed their families.
It's a lovely journey - the boats are long and thin to navigate the Mekong's rock-strewn rapids, while fishermen scud through the shallows in dugout canoes, checking their traps.
Women in the area are not left behind as they cash from the many tourists that prefer guided tours using the traditional dugout canoes.
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Basic tools began to form like dugout canoes, wooden bowls and utensils.
In the port of Newcastle, Australia, in 2014, Pacific Islanders protesting fossil fuels paddled kayaks and hand-carved dugout canoes into a fleet of ten coal ships.
He does present eight thousand years of history as situated by sixteen shipwrecks, from dugout canoes to the wreck of Costa Concordia.