• WordNet 3.6
    • n fielder a member of the cricket team that is fielding rather than batting
    • n fielder a member of the baseball team that is in the field instead of at bat
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Fielder (Ball Playing) A ball payer who stands out in the field to catch or stop balls.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fielder In base-ball, cricket, etc., one whose duty is to catch or stop balls; specifically, in base-ball, any one of the players in the field, and especially one of the three players who stand behind and at the right and left respectively of second base. See base-ball.
    • n fielder A dog trained to the pursuit of game in the field.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Fielder one who fields
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. feld; cf. Dut. veld, the open country, Ger. feld.


In literature:

Newt Copley surveyed Oakdale's right fielder disgustedly.
"Rival Pitchers of Oakdale" by Morgan Scott
And, my word, you ought to have heard the chaff when an unlucky fielder put the ball on the floor.
"The Hill" by Horace Annesley Vachell
There was a short mix-up, and then the fielder sent the ball with unerring aim toward the catcher at the home plate.
"The Rover Boys Under Canvas" by Arthur M. Winfield
A ball caught by the captain from the guards or fielder of his team, does not count.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
Two or three of the Crow fielders looked anxiously at Jack, and Pete Stubbs called from his position at shortstop.
"The Boy Scout Fire Fighters" by Robert Maitland
They're a nifty lot of fielders, too.
"Baseball Joe Around the World" by Lester Chadwick
The accompanying diagram indicates the territory roughly allotted to the different fielders.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
It was a nice little fly, to be sure, but the centre fielder, running in, had it safely before the batter reached first.
"Baseball Joe in the Big League" by Lester Chadwick
I only wish you could sit in church where we do, and see those Miss Fielders.
"Household Papers and Stories" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
Jack waved the fielders back.
"Jack Winters' Baseball Team" by Mark Overton

In news:

View full size Associated Press Time is running a little late for Tigers sluggers Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder to drive in some World Series runs.
Yankees' Curtis Granderson groundsout into a run-scoring fielder's.
Jemile Weeks #19 of the Oakland Athletics is out at second as Tsuyoshi Nishioka #1 of the Minnesota Twins throws to first on a fielders choice in the fourth inning at Coliseum on July 31, 2011 in Oakland, California.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled prized prospect Starling Marte from Triple-A Indianapolis and are expected to make him their regular left fielder.
The Mets scratched the center fielder from the starting lineup Sunday against the Atlanta Braves because of a stiff neck .
Astros' center fielder Justin Maxwell stumbles down Tal 's Hill trying to make a catch against Pittsburgh.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas center fielder Josh Hamilton is out of the starting lineup because of a knee injury.
Police said April Fielder, 29, gave birth to a baby boy at Parkway Medical Center on September 10.
West Morris' Connor Young talks about the rivalry with Mendham West Morris center fielder Connor Young talks about the rivalry with Mendham and what it means to defeat them three times in one season.
Lots of warm and fuzzy moments at Safeco Field tonight before the Home Opener including Mike Cameron former M's center fielder throwing out the first pitch.
Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp catches a fly ball hit by the Cubs'… (Nam Y. Huh / Associated Press ).
One thing the Angels have done well: Draft center fielders.
The New York Yankees will bat left fielder Brett Gardner at leadoff on opening day, the YES Network reports.
Problem is, the Marauders just hit it right at Neshannock fielders most of the time.
Blake Fielder-Civil Hooked Up With A Transsexual Mia McHugh.

In science:

Determine k0, the number of clusters, via an AIC-based analysis of the Fielder vector.
Partition Decomposition for Roll Call Data
The typical modulation amplitude is a few percent, but occasional sources display much larger modulations (Kedziora-Chudczer et al. 2001; Lovell et al. 2003); in extreme scattering events, modulations greater than 50% on time scales of days to months are obtained (Fielder et al. 1987).
The Dynamic Radio Sky: An Opportunity for Discovery