field house

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n field house an athletic facility where athletes prepare for sport
    • n field house a building for indoor sports
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Usage

In literature:

When I came into my own kingdom I saw, on the contrary, houses in ruins, fields without tillage, men and women in rags, faces pinched and pale.
"A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume III. of VI." by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
He has been honorably mentioned several times in the House of Lords by the Field-Marshal-Commanding-in-Chief.
"Lives of Girls Who Became Famous" by Sarah Knowles Bolton
He returned very soon, and said there was a house in a small field just before us, and that a wide road ran in front of the house.
"Who Goes There?" by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
At the W. end of graveyard is a farm-house with orchard, and beyond this is a field where may be seen a good specimen of the Wansdyke.
"Somerset" by G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
One or maybe two old women would stay in a big house and keep all de chillun while their mothers worked in de fields.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
SOANE, SIR JOHN, English architect, who left his house in Lincoln's Inn Fields with art collection to the nation at his death in 1837.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The fields, houses, weapons, tools, clothes, and food of a family could not be meddled with by outsiders.
"The Long White Cloud" by William Pember Reeves
Ralph Maxwell on the round-house kept constant watch, his attitude dauntless, his face uplifted and keen, field-glass in hand.
"Miriam Monfort" by Catherine A. Warfield
Nothing more than a thick white mist, which rises from the fields and envelopes the house every night.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., September 20, 1890" by Various
As soon as I reached the field I saw your house and I was surprised to see the golden house in the middle of the field.
"Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore" by Fay-Cooper Cole
A field of cucumbers lies in front of every house.
"A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy" by Ida Pfeiffer
Gwynplaine left the house, and began to explore Tarrinzeau Field in every direction.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
There were neither trees nor houses in the field and no living thing except himself.
"Philippine Folk Tales" by Mabel Cook Cole
I will go to her house to dress him, and I'll take him into the fields to-morrow.
"The Devil's Pool" by George Sand
He blessed Potiphar in the house, in the field, everywhere.
"The Master's Indwelling" by Andrew Murray
I noticed a large wheat field near the house, and its appearance was such as to promise a rich harvest.
"What I Saw in California" by Edwin Bryant
We will walk through the field, and maybe we will see your house.
"Sammie and Susie Littletail" by Howard R. Garis
The people in our picture are fortunate enough to own a donkey which is their burden-bearer between house and field.
"Jean Francois Millet" by Estelle M. Hurll
He saw Fielding far off, standing at the door of his house to welcome him.
"The Divine Fire" by May Sinclair
She herself had learned to hate the house and fields and widespread comforts of Ongar Park.
"The Claverings" by Anthony Trollope
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In poetry:

There barons stern once housed in pride,
And coined the labourer's heart to gold:
On field and fell the labourer died,
While they were gay in holt and hold.
"Leawood Hall" by Ernest Jones
The plague, within their houses, stalks —
In all their streets, fell famine walks —
And, in the fields, the ravens pick
The eyes out of the helpless sick.
"Another On The Same Occasion" by Rees Prichard
THERE'S a patch of trees at the edge of the field,
And a brown little house that is kept so warm,
And a woman waiting by the hearth
Who still keeps most of a woman's charm.
"November" by John Crowe Ransom
Cries in the mud by the thatch'd house sand drain
Sleeps in huge pipes in the wet shit-field rain
waits by the pump well, Woe to the world!
whose children still starve in their mother's arms curled.
"September On Jessore Road" by Allen Ginsberg
When you were as young as this field-nursëd daughter,
You were fed in the house, and brought up on the knee;
So tenderly watched, thy fond mother thought her
Whole time well bestowed in nursing of thee.
"The Reaper's Child" by Charles Lamb
And Mary, Ever Virgin, where will I turn my head!
I know not where his house is built, nor where his fields are spread.
Ah, kindly was the counsel that my kinsfolk gave to me,
"The hundred twists are in his heart, and the thousand tricks has he."
"An Drinaun Donn" by Padraic Colum

In news:

One project involves the exterior patch, repair and repainting of Weston Field House.
Music ranging from familiar patriotic songs to Broadway to the classics was performed Wednesday night by The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus at the Parkersburg High School Field House.
But one team faced a big loss early Thursday morning, when someone broke into their field house and destroyed their equipment.
OU basketball will play two home games at McCasland Field House.
A return to the Field House.
Jenison Field House, home of Michigan State Spartan basketball for 50 seasons, will host the Spartans once again.
Ken Beall, Jeff Bankston, Milton Garland, Jay Staines attended the recent ground breaking ceremony for the YMCA's new field house.
Ruston High gets new field house.
Firefighters attack an extra-alarm blaze at a field house in Indian Boundary Park in West Rogers Park on Sunday.
Field House farewell full of fond memories.
Field House Pizza and Pub on Wellesley.
Take a look inside Cole Field House.
Search warrant will not be executed at SU's Manley Field House today.
The lobby of Manley Field House is becoming crowded with men's lacrosse national championship trophies.
Brown Harris Stevens/Houses at Sagaponac: Reviving Field of Progressive Homes.
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In science:

Dodd, F. W. (1983), Number Theory in the Quadratic Field with Golden Section Unit, Polygonal Publishing House, Passaic. du Val, P. (1964), Homographies, Quaternions and Rotations, Clarendon Press, Oxford. Elser, V., and Sloane, N. J. A. (1987), A highly symmetric four-dimensional quasicrystal, J.
Solution of the coincidence problem in dimensions $d\le 4$
The most general approach in the Gravity Theory is the one which takes twisting into account and treats the gravitational field as a gage field, acting on equal terms with other fundamental fields (Ivanenko et al., Gage Theory of Gravitation, Moscow, MGU Publishing House, 1985 (in Russian)).
Method of Forming Stable States of Dense High-Temperfature Plasma
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