field game

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Noun1.field game - an outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensionsfield game - an outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensions
outdoor game - an athletic game that is played outdoors
field hockey, hockey - a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
hurling - a traditional Irish game resembling hockey; played by two teams of 15 players each
ball game, ballgame - a field game played with a ball (especially baseball)
cricket - a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
lacrosse - a game invented by American Indians; now played by two teams who use long-handled rackets to catch and carry and throw the ball toward the opponents' goal
polo - a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball
pushball - a game using a leather ball six feet in diameter; the two side try to push it across the opponents' goal
ultimate frisbee - a game between two teams whose players try to toss a Frisbee to one another until they cross the opponents goal; possession changes hands when the Frisbee is intercepted or touches the ground or goes out of bounds
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The greased pig in the field game of American politics.
"Sometimes, something happens that restores your faith in people and in the, well, humanity of humans," says Tom Henningsen, 73, who admits that the last Wrigley Field game of the year with his wife of 46 years was headed down a dismal path until miraculous help arrived out of nowhere from a stranger.
Which 11-a-side field game is started with a bullyoff in the centre of the field?
FIELD GAME ran well in a significant trial at Newmarket last time out and is also worth risking 2pts ew at 20-1 with Ladbrokes (five places).
Mukhmal, Magical Memory, Field Game and Indescribable all fall down in the opposite respect as they look too exposed having run at least nine times.
"We're looking forward to the Shef-f field game and hopefully getting the league form back as well.
As everybody who follows the sport knows, hurling when it's played right (not always the case last weekend though it had its moments) is the most exhilarating field game on this and, unless scientists tell us otherwise, any other planet.
But his greatest love is for the more archaic - and baffling - Eton Games, representing Manor House in both the Field Game and the Wall Game.
A FLUKE late equaliser by substitute Mike Meaker earned Northwich a point in a Drill Field game in which the quality of their play left much to be desired.
SPORTS: Rugby, football, hockey, cricket, athletics, swimming, squash, tennis, golf, sailing, rowing, gymnastics, wall game, fives, field game, rackets
He enjoys playing football, which is surprisingly preferred to rugby at Eton, along with the school's own peculiar mix of both, known as the "field game", which uses small hockey-sized goals.