Playpen



[pley-pen] /ˈpleɪˌpɛn/

noun
1.
a small enclosure, usually portable, in which a young child can safely alone without constant supervision.
2.
(defs 2, 3).
/ˈpleɪˌpɛn/
noun
1.
a small enclosure, usually portable, in which a young child can be left to play in safety

(IBM) A room where programmers work.
Compare salt mines.
[Jargon File]

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