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Definition of dugout noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    dugout

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈdʌɡaʊt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʌɡaʊt//
     
    Baseball, Soccer, Types of boats and ships
     
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  1. 1a rough shelter made by digging a hole in the ground and covering it, used by soldiers
  2. 2a shelter by the side of a football (soccer ) or baseball field where a team’s manager, etc. can sit and watch the game See related entries: Baseball, Soccer
  3. 3 (also dugout canoe) a canoe (= type of light narrow boat) made by cutting out the inside of a tree trunk See related entries: Types of boats and ships
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dugout