Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Afield \A*field"\, adv. [Pref. a- + field.]
1. To, in, or on the field. "We drove afield." --Milton.
How jocund did they drive their team afield! --Gray.
2. Out of the way; astray.
Why should he wander afield at the age of
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
adv 1: far away from home or one's usual surroundings; "looking
afield for new lands to conquer"- R.A.Hall [syn:
2: in or into a field (especially a field of battle); "the
armies were afield, challenging the enemy's advance";
"unlawful to carry hunting rifles afield until the season
3: off the subject; beyond the point at issue; "such digressions
can lead us too far afield"
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