- 1.1A frame of parallel metal bars used for grilling meat or fish over an open fire.More example sentences
- Show vegetarians the courtesy of either a separate barbecue or a fresh gridiron.
- By the early 1800's, gridirons were not used as much as most homes had begun using kitchen stoves upon which to cook.
- 1.3(In the theater) a framework over a stage supporting scenery and lighting.More example sentences
- The stage is equipped with traps, a fly loft, lights, ladders and the height from stage to gridiron is 40 feet.
- 2A field for football, marked with regularly spaced parallel lines.More example sentences
- It doesn't much resemble the game that we have been watching for the past 20 weeks on NFL gridirons, but that doesn't mean that the players are playing hard.
- Giants TE Jeremy Shockey was named the NFL's Rookie of the Year Wednesday, capping off a season in which his production on the field was often overshadowed by his antics off the gridiron.
- Since the 1960s, the gridiron, baseball field, basketball court, and boxing ring have spawned legions of entrepreneurs who sought to compete in the business arena.
- 2.1North American The game of football: [as modifier]: the national gridiron seasonMore example sentences
- What's interesting to me here is the importance of sport to Americans and Brits, particularly football - gridiron and/or soccer.
- It has also become common practice in basketball, gridiron and other major sports in the United States.
- Condensing the playoffs would also avoid competition with the World Series, National Football League games, and college gridiron games.
Middle English gredire, alteration of gredile 'griddle' by association with iron.
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