field game

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n field game an outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensions
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Usage

In literature:

Abundance and variety of game encouraged field sports, and the waters, fresh and salt, swarmed with fish.
"Destruction and Reconstruction:" by Richard Taylor
The boys had been standing around at Brown's field watching the ball game.
"Chicken Little Jane" by Lily Munsell Ritchie
The girls were out on the field early, practicing "passes," and warming up for the game.
"The Girl Scouts' Good Turn" by Edith Lavell
Mr. Field supplied the larder with game and fish, and ran the automobile to town for supplies.
"The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson" by Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez
Together the boys toiled in the field or hunted game in the forests; but Henry was never stationed as a guard.
"Scouting with Daniel Boone" by Everett T. Tomlinson
Private field in suburbs for games.
"The Boy's Voice" by J. Spencer Curwen
He knew it well, from their field archery games.
"The Pirates of Shan" by Harold Leland Goodwin
When he is in the field he will quickly understand this to be game (30, 31).
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
The connoisseurs of the game explained to the uninitiated just what a "touchdown" was, and a "goal from the field.
"A Boy Knight" by Martin J. (Martin Jerome) Scott
The country was one magnificent field of flowers and game.
"Adventures of Hans Sterk" by A.W. Drayson
Field spaniels are excellent shooting dogs, and are readily trained to give notice of the proximity of game.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
Field and forest furnished the principal dishes: game, bread, vegetables.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
Before long, however, a more dangerous lover, because one of better rank, appeared in the field, and spoilt Mannock's game.
"The Wives of Henry the Eighth and the Parts They Played in History" by Martin Hume
GAMES, FRANKLIN FIELD, PHILADELPHIA, JUNE 1, 1895.
"Harper's Round Table, June 11, 1895" by Various
Young Weyer was a great hunter who enjoyed roaming the fields and hillsides in search of game.
"Legends of the Skyline Drive and the Great Valley of Virginia" by Carrie Hunter Willis
In one game he had thirteen fielding chances, which he accepted without making an error.
"Harper's Round Table, June 18, 1895" by Various
The hard hitting of the home team would have won the game even if Lawrenceville had shown better field-work.
"Harper's Round Table, June 25, 1895" by Various
The teams of the New England League are also in the field, and in a few days practice games between schools will begin.
"Harper's Round Table, September 24, 1895" by Various
Off the field he is one of the decentest fellows in the game, but, when talking to a pitcher, he is very irritating.
"Pitching in a Pinch" by Christy Mathewson
For awhile King had little to say; he merely followed the game as it went back and forth in the middle of the field.
"The Crimson Sweater" by Ralph Henry Barbour
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In poetry:

Among leg-straining
Mountains and the fields, too,
His Majesty's huntsmen,
Game-bows in hand,
Noisily advance-what a sight!
"Among leg-straining Mountains" by Yamabe no Akahito
Now by the battle-field he mocks
As though 'twere but a game,
Thunder with which the belfry rocks
And the great bursts of flame.
"Starling" by Katharine Tynan
For us the fields are new,
For us the woods are rife
With fairy secrets, deep and true,
And heaven is but a tent of blue
Above the game of life.
"Music" by Henry Van Dyke
Many a game and a goal be given
To you in the playing-fields of Heaven;
Be as you were, a light shape of joy,
Glad in the strength and the grace of a boy.
"Speeding" by Katharine Tynan
Diarmid, O Love, the best sword of them all,
Victory flew to the field at thy call;
Strongest arm in the games, thou wast ever the best,
Whether called to the fight, or to aid the distressed.
"The Death Of The Boar" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
So when you went to play another game
You could not but be brave:
An Empire's team, a rougher football field,
The end—perhaps your grave.
What matter? On the winning of a goal
You staked your soul.
"To A Soldier In Hospital" by Winifred Mary Letts

In news:

BYU's strong defense and the game's lone TD 2 field goals beats Utah State's 1.
Two hours of lightning and rain delayed the game helping turn parts of the field into a mud pit.
So he popped the question via the video scoreboard during a game on Monday night at Wrigley Field.
07 into the first overtime period Wolcott got redemption when he took a pass from Felipe Gomez-Guerrero and sent it past Raiders' goalie Chris Meinert as the Big Red emerged with a 1-0 victory in a MAPL game played at Hun 's Wilf Field.
Lawrenceville field hockey tops Hun in MCT play-in game.
It is often claimed that hurling is the greatest field game in the world.
Otherwise, you might as well play all the games at neutral fields.
Games Workshop's new Apocalypse expansion for its famous Warhammer 40,000 (40k) tabletop wargame allows players to field huge armies that would be nearly impossible under the normal 40K rules.
Late in a game that looked like hundreds of others the Seattle Mariners have played at Safeco Field this decade, Justin Smoak hit a routine grounder to third base for the first out in the bottom of the ninth.
Tyrann Mathieu #7 of the LSU Tigers walks off the field after earning the MVP trophy in their 42-10 win over the Georgia Bulldogs during the 2011 SEC Championship Game.
It was the three field goals he made earlier in the game that bothered them more.
THE BIG PICTURE- "It's really wild looking up at the Jumbotron and seeing your face the size of a school building," said Dan Capeless of Centerville, who played in the first game ever at New York City's Citi Field last month.
Michael Zamora/Caller-Times Orange Grove's Rayce Gatlin breaks away from Ingleside Friday, Nov 9, 2012 as he runs down the field for a touchdown during their game in Orange Grove.
JOE HOWELL/NEWS SENTINEL Tennessee's team captains take the field including Inquoris " Inky " Johnson, 29, at Neyland Stadium prior to a game against Alabama.
The game is similar to field hockey and entails whacking around a ball-like knob of apricot root with long wooden branches.
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In science:

This paper presents recent results from Mean Field Game theory underlying the introduction of common noise that imposes to incorporate the distribution of the agents as a state variable.
From infinity to one: The reduction of some mean field games to a global control problem
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