from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Off the usual or desired track. See Synonyms at amiss.
- adv. Away from one's home or usual environment.
- adv. To or on a field.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Digressing from the topic at hand.
- adv. On the field.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. To, in, or on the field.
- adv. Out of the way; astray.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In or to the field or fields: as, “we drove a field,” Milton, Lycidas, l. 27; “Æneas is a field,”
- Abroad; off the beaten path; far and wide.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. far away from home or one's usual surroundings
- adv. off the subject; beyond the point at issue
- adv. in or into a field (especially a field of battle)
a- + field (Wiktionary)