- a place where relief pitchers warm up during a game.
- the relief pitchers on a team.
- 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.
Origin of bull pen
Words nearby bull pen
Example sentences from the Web for bull pen
The prisoners were finally put in the "bull-pen," and the brigade permitted to go into camp.
Unlock him at seven in the morning, and let him come to the bull-pen.Roads of Destiny|O. Henry
His imagination travelled on beyond the bull-pen, to the shabby dance-halls along the river.Children of the Desert|Louis Dodge
So I said, “Lodgers are often forced into the bull-pen, too, are they not?”Broke|Edwin A. Brown
He could not throw well enough to make his mark in that famous West ern game of bull-pen.The Hoosier Schoolmaster|Edward Eggleston