fielding


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  • noun

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(baseball) handling the ball while playing in the field

English novelist and dramatist (1707-1754)

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May Fielding was already come; and so was her mother--a little querulous chip of an old lady with a peevish face, who, in right of having preserved a waist like a bedpost, was supposed to be a most transcendent figure; and who, in consequence of having once been better off, or of labouring under an impression that she might have been, if something had happened which never did happen, and seemed to have never been particularly likely to come to pass--but it's all the same--was very genteel and patronising indeed.
Fielding, Tilly, will tell me all about the management of Babies, and put me right in twenty points where I'm as wrong as can be.
Henry Fielding, of the graceful and fantastic Monsieur Crebillon the younger, whom our immortal poet Gray so much admired, and of the universal Monsieur de Voltaire.
Fielding tells us that man is fire, and woman tow, and the Prince of Darkness sets a light to 'em.
He takes the throw from the man fielding the ball - enabling the players to practice their communication.