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- n. A playing field on which the game of football is played. Also used as an informal measurement of size; see illustration.
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- n. the playing field on which football is played
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The grass grew twice as high as in the fields beyond and the wild grapevines marked a tangled area about the size of the football field where our Troop practiced its close order drill.
The Reverend Hodges had us on the high school football field each Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from four to six and every Saturday morning from seven until ten, practicing close-order drill and applying field dressings to one another until our Troop resembled nothing so much as a band of mummies with swatches of khaki showing through our bandages.
On Sunday, the demonstrators—including some children— halted amid gunfire and hunkered down in a daylong standoff about a football field away from the Israeli line near the northern Golan village of Majdal Shams.
I feel primal, like a lionand the football field is my playground.