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playpen

[pley-pen] /ˈpleɪˌpɛn/
noun
1.
a small enclosure, usually portable, in which a young child can play safely alone without constant supervision.
2.
playground (defs 2, 3).
Origin of playpen
1930-1935
1930-35; play + pen2
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British Dictionary definitions for playpen

playpen

/ˈpleɪˌpɛn/
noun
1.
a small enclosure, usually portable, in which a young child can be left to play in safety
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playpen in Technology


(IBM) A room where programmers work.
Compare salt mines.
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