Definition of mulligan
: a free shot sometimes given a golfer in informal play when the previous shot was poorly played
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Mulligans will be available to purchase at registration.
Some people get a mulligan, and some people deserve a whole hell of a lot more time than 15 seconds.
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Origin and Etymology of mulligan
probably from the name Mulligan
First Known Use: 1933
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