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dugout


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dugout  \Dug"out`\,  n. 
  1.  A  canoe  or  boat  dug  out  from  a  large  log  [U.S.] 
 
  A  man  stepped  from  his  slender  dugout.  --  G.  W. 
  Cable. 
 
  2.  A  place  dug  out 
 
  3.  A  house  made  partly  in  a  hillside  or  slighter  elevation. 
  [Western  U.S.]  --Bartlett. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dugout 
  n  1:  either  of  two  low  shelters  on  either  side  of  a  baseball 
  diamond  where  the  players  and  coaches  sit  during  the 
  game 
  2:  a  canoe  made  by  hollowing  out  and  shaping  a  large  log  [syn: 
  {dugout  canoe},  {pirogue}] 
  3:  a  fortification  of  earth;  mostly  or  entirely  below  ground 
  [syn:  {bunker}] 




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