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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A golf shot not tallied against the score, granted in informal play after a poor shot especially from the tee.

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  • n. Mulligan stew.
  • n. An unpenalized chance to re-take a stroke that went awry.
  • n. A second chance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stew made typically of meat, vegetables, and any conveniently available ingredients; also, an Irish version of burgoo.
  • n. In informal and friendly games of golf, a permission to take another stroke without counting the previous stroke against the score, when a stroke was poorly played; a free stroke.

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  • n. Irish version of burgoo

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Probably from the name Mulligan.

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  • The name of a type of a particularly delicious type of stew.

    In golf, or other endeavors, this is the name of a "re-do".

    February 24, 2007

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