What does afield mean?
The definition of afield
A*field”, adv.
Etym: [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 fifty-five! Trollope.