Definitions for gridironˈgrɪdˌaɪ ərn

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. grid, gridiron(noun)

    a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat

  2. football field, gridiron(noun)

    the playing field on which football is played

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  1. Gridiron(n.)

    (Naut.) An openwork frame on which vessels are placed for examination, cleaning, and repairs.3. (Sport) A football field; -- so called because of the resemblance of the parallel marked yard lines to a gridiron.

  2. Origin: [OE. gredire, gredirne, from the same source as E. griddle, but the ending was confused with E. iron. See Griddle.]

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  1. gridiron(Noun)

    An instrument of torture on which people were secured before being burned by fire.

  2. gridiron(Noun)

    An iron rack or grate used for broiling flesh and fish over coals.

  3. gridiron(Noun)

    Any object resembling the rack or grate.

  4. gridiron(Noun)

    The field on which American football is played.

  5. gridiron(Noun)

    American football.

  6. gridiron(Noun)

    A generic term for American and Canadian football, particularly when used to distinguish from other codes of football.

  7. Origin: Origin uncertain; the ending was assimilated to iron.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Gridiron(noun)

    a grated iron utensil for broiling flesh and fish over coals

  2. Gridiron(noun)

    an openwork frame on which vessels are placed for examination, cleaning, and repairs

  3. Gridiron(noun)

    a football field

  4. Origin: [OE. gredire, gredirne, from the same source as E. griddle, but the ending was confused with E. iron. See Griddle.]


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