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Line breaks: fields|man
Pronunciation: /ˈfiːldzmən

Definition of fieldsman in English:

noun (plural fieldsmen)

1 Cricket , British A fielder.
Example sentences
  • I can't describe it explicitly without pictures, but suffice it to say that there are definite positions for fieldsmen in cricket.
  • A batsman tries to stop the fieldsman from getting the ball by getting in his way.
  • If anything, he should have directed his ire at the umpires, who are required to regulate the comings and goings of fieldsmen.
2An agent or salesman working for a company.
Example sentences
  • At the new market complex at Wincot Lands, he forms part of a sales team that includes fieldsmen Andrew and Philip Cook and is looking forward to providing a first-class service to clients.
  • Richard Gardiner has become a fieldsman with responsibility for outside canvassing, giving advice to farmers on the best ways of placing their stock and generally promoting the company.
  • Reserve placing in the native breeds went to Mule Wether lamb entries from Andrew Fisher of Pateley Bridge, a fieldsman for Craven Cattle Marts.

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