dugout dugout  /ˈdə ˌɡaʊt/


  1. (n) either of two low shelters on either side of a baseball diamond where the players and coaches sit during the game
  2. (n) a canoe made by hollowing out and shaping a large log
  3. (n) a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground



  1. All of Luoshui's families participate in the three main visitor eventsrowing dugout canoes, guiding horses and dancing around an evening bonfireand they share the profits.
  2. All the action takes place in the dugout of the officers of C Company; any scenes taken outside this setting are unnecessary.
  3. He strut ted back to the dugout, only to find a cause for another epic tirade.


  1. Rooftop view for Drew

    Ames High baseball fan Drew Peterson made himself comfortable on the dugout roof before the first pitch of Monday’s game at Principal Park in Des Moines. Peterson came to the park with his brother, Beau, and father, Shawn, to watch the Little Cyclones defeat Des Moines Hoover 2-0. Photo By Eli Hamann/Ames Tribune
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Ames Tribune

  2. Braves' Freeman beats Mets with walk-off homer

    ATLANTA -- Freddie Freeman has become known around the Atlanta Braves' dugout for his celebratory hugs. On Monday night, the big first baseman was on the receiving end of the embraces.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Cards get aggressive, beat Cubs

    ST. LOUIS -- There was no panic in the St. Louis dugout Monday night when Chicago Cubs starter Travis Wood cruised through the first three innings on just 36 pitches.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports


  1. "You can't see from the dugout," Gardenhire said. "You can't see at all from the dugout, but I think we all know the ball was fair by a long ways."
    on Oct 9, 2009 By: Ron Gardenhire Source: USA Today

  2. "There's a lot of fight in that dugout," Drew said. "And a lot of guys knew as soon as we got some runs on the board, we could get something going."
    on Oct 16, 2008 By: JD Drew Source: CNN

  3. "I'm just going to try to be positive for all the guys," Pedroia said. "They know how I play the game. I'll be in the dugout trying to see things on the field to help us win. I don't know, I've never really done this before."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Dustin Pedroia Source: msnbc.com

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