Bull-pen



Baseball.

a place where relief pitchers warm up during a game.
the relief pitchers on a team.

Informal.

a large cell or room, usually next to the courtroom, where prisoners are temporarily held.
a large room in an office occupied by many employees.

any temporary or crowded quarters, as sleeping quarters in a lumber camp.
a pen for a bull or bulls.
Historical Examples

The Hoosier Schoolmaster Edward Eggleston
The Hoosier School-boy Edward Eggleston
Children of the Desert Louis Dodge
Local Color Irvin S. Cobb
The Hoosier School-boy Edward Eggleston
Bulldog Carney W. A. Fraser
Roads of Destiny O. Henry
Broke Edwin A. Brown
The Doomsman Van Tassel Sutphen
The Hoosier School-boy Edward Eggleston

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