Field v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fielded; p. pr. & vb. n. Fielding.]
1. To take the field. [Obs.]
2. Ball Playing To stand out in the field, ready to catch, stop, or throw the ball.
Field·ing, n. Ball Playing The act of playing as a fielder.
2. Zool. any mouse inhabiting fields, as the campagnol and the deer mouse. See Campagnol, and Deer mouse.
n 1: (baseball) handling the ball while playing in the field
2: English novelist and dramatist (1707-1754) [syn: Henry