"afield" in the adverb sense
1. afield, abroad
far away from home or one's usual surroundings
"looking afield for new lands to conquer"- R.A.Hall
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 opens"
off the subject beyond the point at issue
"such digressions can lead us too far afield"
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