Dugout in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Dugout

(nautical) A canoe made from a hollowed-out log. | (military) A pit dug into the ground as a shelter, especially from enemy fire. | A sunken shelter at the side of a baseball or football (soccer) field where non-playing team members and staff sit during a game.

Short Example Sentences for Dugout

  • 1. His dugout was in the cellar. 🔊
  • 2. And the dugout was in pitch blackness. 🔊
  • 3. The dugout was the first answer. 🔊
  • 4. In a dugout we found two labels. 🔊
  • 5. They had been in the dugout since a little after sunrise. 🔊
  • 6. The dugout is even more simple in construction. 🔊
  • 7. I woke before we reached a dugout dressing station. 🔊
  • 8. A dugout canoe with bamboo supports or outriggers. 🔊
  • 9. The dugout floated bottom upwards a few yards away. 🔊
  • 10. The trench mortars could not reach their dugout line. 🔊
  • 11. It was as he entered his dugout that the bombardment started again. 🔊
  • 12. Willock had uttered words to which the dugout was unaccustomed. 🔊
  • 13. They had been heaved out of the dugout along with the rest of its contents. 🔊
  • 14. There was a rustle at the door of the dugout and a whispered password. 🔊
  • 15. I held it there, and in a moment more the dugout disappeared in the gloom. 🔊
  • 16. Half an hour after he had come to the dugout Thornton left it. 🔊
  • 17. Another I know lived in a dugout for three months, under shell fire every day. 🔊
  • 18. The H.Q. which we took over were in a mined dugout to the west of the village. 🔊

How to use Dugout in Sentences?

  • 1. Had the dugout persuaded them that there was no other retreat in the mountains? 🔊
  • 2. Owing to the nature of the ground the deep dugout was practically an impossibility. 🔊
  • 3. For the method of taking a dugout had long since become as standardized as its construction. 🔊
  • 4. The three weary paddlers sent their dugout skimming down the open waterway toward the island. 🔊
  • 5. Ribaut led the officer party to a dugout reached by eight descending steps cut in the earth. 🔊
  • 6. This dugout had been made by the Germans before the end of 1916, and it was small but very deep. 🔊
  • 7. In paddling the dugout the Indians all faced ahead, instead of astern as in rowing. 🔊
  • 8. He read it; and with one foot on the bottom step of the dugout I waited anxiously. 🔊
  • 9. He even offered her old Cy to round them up, secure in holding the dugout for a hostage. 🔊
  • 10. Opening his eyes, in the entrance of the dugout he saw a Corporal and two men with fixed bayonets. 🔊
  • 11. In a short time, Willock reappeared, bringing from the dugout his favorite gun. 🔊
  • 12. Silently the dugout crept toward the high ground, the Indian parting the saw grass to peer ahead. 🔊
  • 13. It was the first deep dugout I had entered, and of course it was the work of the Germans. 🔊
  • 14. The Indian dugout canoe was adopted and found faster and better than heavy English rowboats. 🔊
  • 15. Here we found a deep dugout with a ladder leading up to an O.P. on ground level. 🔊
  • 16. A yell of dismay rose from the Indians, and I saw that the dugout was splintered in pieces. 🔊
  • 17. With an angry gesture, Campbell left the dugout and hurried to Battalion Headquarters. 🔊