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English definition of “dugout”

dugout

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʌɡ.aʊt/ us  

dugout noun [C] (SHELTER)

a shelter, usually for soldiers, made by digging a hole in the ground and covering itSafe and enclosed spaces a shelter for the members of a team at the side of a sports fieldSports venues

dugout noun [C] (BOAT)

(also dugout canoe) a small light boat made by cutting out the middle of a tree trunkBoats and sailing craftPassenger, cargo and military ships
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