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A golf shot not counted as part of the score, granted sometimes in informal play after a poor shot is made, especially from the tee.

[Probably from the name Mulligan.]


(Cookery) US and Canadian a stew made from odds and ends of food
[C20: perhaps from the surname]


(Biography) Gerry, full name Gerald Joseph Mulligan. 1927–96, US jazz saxophonist, who pioneered the cool jazz style of the 1950s


(ˈmʌl ɪ gən)
Gerald Joseph (Gerry), 1927–96, U.S. jazz saxophonist and composer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mulligan - Irish version of burgoo
stew - food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables
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We crave your condescension To tell you what we know Of marching in the Mulligan Guards To Sligo Port below!
The drums and the fifes, Oh, sweetly they did play, As we marched - marched - marched - with the Mulligan Guards!
Mulligan will play a critical role in managing Partner's continued growth trajectory and diverse team of multidisciplinary due diligence and engineering professionals.
Instead, taking a mulligan allows you to retake the shot, and only the shot you took as a mulligan will be counted.
Dave Mulligan battered a man approaching 60 years of age in a daylight attack as onlookers watched in horror.
TYRONE great Owen Mulligan has described selector Gavin Devlin as the "lunatic" driving the team towards All-Ireland success.
NORTON chairman Mick Mulligan has cited a lack of funds and support as the reasons behind the club's reluctant decision to resign from the Northern League.
ACTRESS Carey Mulligan has bemoaned the "sexist film industry", saying that women's stories are "largely untold".
has promoted John Mulligan, the company's chief financial officer, to the newly created role of executive vice president and chief operating officer.
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Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel is the 75th anniversary edition of the beloved classic children's picturebook by Caldecott medalist Virginia Lee Burton.
MULLIGAN, the president and chief executive officer of WESTERN WORLD INSURANCE GROUP, will retire in January following a 33-year career with the company.