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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.
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.
The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission will launch the first dugout canoe to travel the Susquehanna River in 350 years, starting in Harrisburg at 9 a.
I sat in what I thought was the away dugout but was told to move.
More yellow seats will be added to the outfield side of each dugout, again aligning with the front of the dugouts to create a smooth, continuous line.
Tommy Lasorda will participate in the grand opening of new Dugouts as his schedule permits.
Umpires claim Abercrombie made an obscene gesture in the direction of the Giants dugout that led to both dugouts clearing, but no contact between the two teams occurred.
A league official confirmed the decision to suspend Abercrombie for allegedly making an obscene gesture toward the San Jose Giants that caused both dugouts to empty during Tuesday's game was based on a report filed by the umpiring crew of Chris Bakke and Scott Jarred.