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dugout:

see canoecanoe
, long, narrow watercraft with sharp ends originally used by most peoples. It is usually propelled by means of paddles, although sails and, more recently, outboard motors are also used.
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dugout

[′dəg‚au̇t]
(ordnance)
Underground shelter built to protect troops, ammunition, and material from gunfire.

dugout

A primitive shelter, often consisting of an excavation in a bank of sloping terrain that is roofed with bark laid over a pole framework, then covered with sod; also see half-dugout.
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The City of Colonial Heights VA, seeks a contractor, to provide all material, labor, equipment, fees and insurance coverage for two new dugouts (one on the first base side, the other on the third base side), per the drawings and specifications provided.
On one such visit to the town of Quimper, my medic dugout partner and I went wandering around, ripe for adventure.
25 with $17,500 in donations to be used to build dugouts at one Little League field and the softball field at the complex.
Quizzed on the change after yesterday's match, Laszlo laughed: "Yes, there is a reason behind changing the dugouts - I've a better view
He paid more than pounds 600 for the seats and framework, then restored the dugouts back to their former glory.
An awful lot takes place behind certain dugouts at certain grounds.
At that point, the two came face to face, and the dugouts began to empty.
I sat in what I thought was the away dugout but was told to move.
Down in the Dugout Club seats, where anyone who's anyone needs to be seen, Scott Boras seems to have two cell phones going.
Tommy Lasorda will participate in the grand opening of new Dugouts as his schedule permits.
Construction also includes cutting out and framing openings in both Minor Field dugouts and installation of gates into the new backstop for passage through the dugouts.