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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.
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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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Contractors spent three days replacing previously vandalised metal-framed shelters with concrete block dugouts.
Ahmed Hassan, founder of the Tiger Bay Youth Development, said: "We have been a club for the last eight years but I'd say for the last five or six years we've had a lot more people come down and jack up on the pitch and behind the dugouts.
In preparation for the new season, the university decided to restore the roofs of the dugouts to ensure they were ready for years of extreme Alabama weather and foul balls.
The Indians filed a complaint following Game 3 of the AL division series after the employee was observed aiming his phone into their dugout and taking pictures or video.
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.
The dugouts at Dens are quite far apart, that should help the fourth official NEIL McCANN
Mr Witherow said: "Last season was obviously a disappointment with us missing out on the playoffs but it's an exciting time to be a Coventry City supporter with Tony Mowbray at the helm, so extending the dugout sponsorship was a no-brainer for me.
Following the most recent incident, the club is hoping to install sturdier dugouts in future.
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.