Meaning of bull pen

bull' pen"

Pronunciation: [key]
    1. a place where relief pitchers warm up during a game.
    2. the relief pitchers on a team.
    1. a large cell or room, usually next to the courtroom, where prisoners are temporarily held.
    2. a large room in an office occupied by many employees.
  1. any temporary or crowded quarters, as sleeping quarters in a lumber camp.
  2. a pen for a bull or bulls.
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