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Meaning of DUGOUT

Pronunciation:  'dug`awt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground
  2. [n]  either of two low shelters on either side of a baseball diamond where the players and coaches sit during the game
  3. [n]  a canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large log

DUGOUT is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: bunker, dugout canoe, pirogue
 See Also: ballpark, canoe, fortification, fox hole, foxhole, funk hole, munition, park, shelter



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

2. A place dug out.

3. A house made partly in a hillside or slighter elevation.
   [Western U.S.] --Bartlett.

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