field house

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Etymology[edit]

1895.[1] Originally a side building by an outdoor sports field, later used for large buildings for indoor sports.

Noun[edit]

field house (plural field houses)

  1. (North America) A large building for indoor sports, particularly at colleges.
  2. (North America) A building for equipment storage and changing rooms (locker rooms) by an outdoor sports field.

References[edit]

  1. ^ field house” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online