Infield In"field`, n. 1. Arable and manured land kept continually under crop; -- distinguished from {outfield}. [Scotland] --Jamieson. [1913 Webster]

2. (Baseball) The diamond; -- opposed to {outfield}. See {Diamond}, n., 5. [1913 Webster]

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