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Definition of gridiron noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    gridiron

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    NAmE//ˈɡrɪdˌaɪərn//
     
     
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  1. 1 a field used for football, marked with a pattern of parallel lines
  2. 2a frame made of metal bars that is used for cooking meat or fish on, over an open fire (figurative) streets laid out in a gridiron pattern
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: gridiron