Recent Examples of playpen from the Web
The baby, 7-month-old Pasquale, was in the kitchen in a playpen, and the first to be rescued around 4 a.m., seven hours after the quake struck.
Essayists and therapists, poets and egotists, madmen and dreamers come together in this antic playpen of lacerating lust and insufferable sentiment.
The baby's playpen was about 5 feet away from the SUV's path.
The baby's playpen was about 5 feet (1 meter) away from the SUV's path.
But beyond the white noise of those commercial playpens, there is a wide net of far-flung festivities that feel effortlessly offbeat and culturally necessary in today’s uncertain world.
The show began with rappers shouting out about the state of British politics from a colorful children’s playpen at the bottom of the runway.
Tyrrell had told investigators that he had spanked and put Adrian in timeout in his playpen on March 17, 2015, because the boy would not eat his lunch.
A 29-year-old woman is in jail after lawmen found drugs being used in her home with a baby in a nearby playpen.
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First Known Use of playpen
PLAYPEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of playpen for English Language Learners
: a structure with high sides that provides an enclosed area in which a baby or young child can play
PLAYPEN Defined for Kids
Definition of playpen for Students
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