American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Fielding, Henry 1707-1754. British writer whose works include the novels Joseph Andrews (1742) and Tom Jones (1749). He also wrote comedies for the stage and edited a number of periodicals.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In base-ball and cricket, play in the field.
- n. The exposure to sun and air of guile or malt-wash in casks, in order to promote its acetification.
- n. A surname.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Ball Playing) The act of playing as a fielder.
- n. (baseball) handling the ball while playing in the field
- n. English novelist and dramatist (1707-1754)
“ For the refutation of Genest's confusion of Timothy Fielding, a strolling player, with Henry Fielding, see Austin Dobson, _Fielding_, pp. 28, 29.”
“Scott compares Fielding and Smollett at some length in the _Life of Smollett_.] [Footnote 205: _Life of Le Sage_.] [Footnote 206: _Life of Richardson_.] [Footnote 207: _Life of Fielding_.] [Footnote 208: _Life of Goldsmith_.”
“Democrat Jerry Fielding is running this spot in Senate District 11.”
“Plus all the work we did with Fielding is still to be released: Fenella Fielding: The Savoy Sessions (a new album of songs, and companion album to P J Proby: The Savoy Sessions), a double album reading from Colette, as well as readings of Four Quartets and La Squab.”
“Noel Fielding is still outlining a Mighty Boosh feature film, apparently not yet scripting it.”
“The work of the negative operates in Fielding's construction of the character of Ophelia, who sometimes seems to wish not to be a heroine of a sentimental novel, not to have strong feelings, and not to be the woman of feeling — a desire that can only be expressed through the feminine repertoire of sensibility: fainting, illness, and delicacy of constitution.”
“Pamela (1740) and Clarissa (1748-9), novels of sensibility; and Fielding is honored for his comic novels”
“Helen Fielding is as funny as they come and the characters are just hiliraouis and v.g. at being people.”
“` Tom Jones 'by Fielding is all well enough, but give me ` Johnson' by”
“Joy Fielding is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Mad River Road, Puppet, Lost, See Jane Run, and other novels.”
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