gridiron gridiron  /ˈɡrɪ ˌdaɪ ərn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat
  2. (n) the playing field on which football is played

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A gridiron calls for red meat.
  2. The players move a yard-marker on a miniature gridiron according to the announced result, and another play is chosen.
  3. Kevin Everett's life-threatening spinal injury raises anew concerns about the dangers of the gridiron.

News

  1. WOODHAVEN: Former football players planning grid iron rumble reunion July 27

    WOODHAVEN — It won’t be football season when former players from Woodhaven and Trenton high schools hit the gridiron, but organizers believe it will be a “must-see match-up” just the same.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

  2. Gittin' 'R Done at Gridiron Golf Classic

    It was a star-studded night at the Holiday Inn Express Thursday when Nebraska Cornhusker coaches and Larry the Cable Guy gathered in support of the Gridiron Golf Classic tournament.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Beatrice Daily Sun

  3. Allegany Gridiron Club meets today

    The Allegany Gridiron Club will meet today, 6 p.m., in the Allegany High School library. Golf tournament plans will be discussed.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Cumberland Times-News

Quotes

  1. "He used the gridiron to bring us together and he became one of the greatest civil rights pioneers in all of Louisiana," said Blanco, who presented Robinson's family with an American flag that had flown in the state Capitol. "Over the years,...
    on Apr 9, 2007 By: Kathleen Blanco Source: ESPN

  2. "We've got to get these guys together and stop the bickering, stop the arguing and start moving forward in a positive direction," Johnston said. "Because Gridiron Greats and Fourth & Goal are simply Band-Aids to hold this system together...
    on Aug 20, 2007 By: Daryl Johnston Source: Forbes

  3. "What the Gridiron Greats is doing is what the NFLPA, NFL and the owners have not done -- which is showing compassion and responsiveness to the needs of those in need that have played this game. The disability system is at best dysfunctional, so...
    on Dec 8, 2007 By: Mike Ditka Source: PR Web (press release)

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