Field-house meaning

A building having locker rooms and storage and training facilities, located at an athletic field.
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A building having one or more areas for different athletic events and usually grandstands for spectators.
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A building near an athletic field, with lockers, showers, etc. for the athletes' use.
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A large building for basketball games, indoor track meets, etc.
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(North America) A large building for indoor sports, particularly at colleges.
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(North America) A building for equipment storage and changing rooms (locker rooms) by an outdoor sports field.
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Origin of field-house

  • 1895. Originally a side building by an outdoor sports field, later used for large buildings for indoor sports.

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