from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

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  • proper n. A surname.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of playing as a fielder.

from The 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (baseball) handling the ball while playing in the field
  • n. English novelist and dramatist (1707-1754)


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