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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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Upon reaching the edge of the dugout, he finally looked straight up at the crowd.
They glide smoothly along a nearby tributary in dugout canoes, the beams of their flashlights crossing and uncrossing above the murky river waters.
Aracoraima, cacique of the Trinidad Arawaks, steered a dugout across the current wracked channel known as the Dragon's Mouth, where brown water boils past the rocky tip of South America's rugged Paria Peninsula.
As the Pirates ran in and out of their dugout during their pre-game warm-up, they tossed baseballs into the crowd.
A couple of times I almost ended up in the other dugout because I am used to obviously walking that way.
In the video that is making rounds on social media, Rivero was on his way to the dugout while a female fan followed him and asked for a picture, but the 20-year-old guard snapped at the fan before quickly realizing the incident was caught on camera.
COLIN CAMERON insists Walter Smith's absence from the dugout won't give Scotland a seven-year glitch.
| Kelburne coach Gordon Shepherd had a dugout bust-up with Ben Peterson after the champions were crushed 3-0 by rivals Grange in hockey's Division One.
Windows were smashed, a dugout vandalised and seats burned and broken during the attack at Albert Foundry FC.
The lucky winner will enjoy matchday hospitality at every competitive home game, in both the league and cup fixtures for the coming season in The Carlsberg Dugout.
Friend was the fourth official at the Vitality Stadium, but was taken to hospital after banging his head on the dugout during the first half.
Perhaps most notable was the $5,000 donation from TJ Woods Insurance Agency Inc., which covered the cost of dugout renovations and brand-new lighting fixtures for the field.