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bull pen

noun

Definition of bull pen

  1. 1 :  a large cell where prisoners are detained until brought into court

  2. 2 a :  a place on a baseball field where pitchers warm up before they start pitching b :  the relief pitchers of a baseball team

  3. 3 :  an open work area not divided into offices



1809

First Known Use of bull pen

1809


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