sandlot
sandlot sand"lot (s[a^]nd"l[o^]t), n. a vacant lot, especially one where children play games. [PJC]

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  • sandlot — sand lot, Sand lot Sand lot , a. 1. Lit., of or pert. to a lot or piece of sandy ground, hence, pert. to, or characteristic of, the policy or practices of the socialistic or communistic followers of the Irish agitator Denis Kearney, who delivered …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sandlot — ☆ sandlot [sand′lät΄ ] adj. of or having to do with games, esp. baseball, played by amateurs, orig. on a sandy lot or field, now usually in organized leagues sandlotter n …   English World dictionary

  • sandlot — noun Date: 1878 a vacant lot especially when used (as by children) for usually unorganized sports • sandlot adjective • sandlotter noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sandlot — /sand lot /, n. 1. a vacant lot used by youngsters for games or sports. adj. 2. Also, sand lot. of, pertaining to, or played in such a lot: sandlot baseball. [1880 85, Amer.; SAND + LOT] * * * …   Universalium

  • sandlot — noun A vacant lot where children play. Many great players started out playing sandlot baseball. (This example uses the adjectivized form) …   Wiktionary

  • sandlot — sand|lot [ˈsændlɔt US la:t] n AmE an area of empty land in a town or city, where children often play sports or games ▪ a sandlot ball game …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sandlot — sand•lot [[t]ˈsændˌlɒt[/t]] n. 1) a vacant lot used by youngsters for games or sports 2) Also, sand′ lot . of, pertaining to, or played in such a lot: sandlot baseball[/ex] • Etymology: 1875–80, amer. sand′lot ter, n …   From formal English to slang

  • sandlot — /ˈsændlɒt/ (say sandlot) US –noun 1. a vacant allotment used by children for games, especially baseball. –adjective 2. of or relating to such a place, or to the activities taking place there …   Australian English dictionary

  • sandlot — n. vacant lot used as a playing field adj. pertaining to a vacant lot used as a playing field …   English contemporary dictionary

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