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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.]
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(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
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(ˈmʌl ɪ gən)
Gerald Joseph (Gerry), 1927–96, U.S. jazz saxophonist and composer.
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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!
Don Mulligan, CFO, will transition to an advisory capacity effective February 1, 2020 and will retire effective June 1, 2020.
Mulligan's of Liverpool will be opening the doors of its new Wood Street venue on Friday, August 16 based inside the former Cellar 24.
Anthony Woods, 45, and Francis Mulligan, 43, were jailed last year after admitting charges linked to serious organised crime.
Paul Mulligan, 43, a prisoner, was jailed for 16 months.
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Joseph Hillen was sentenced at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin yesterday after a jury last year found him not guilty of murder but guilty of killing Martin Mulligan.
Missouri's Mulligan Insurance Joins Valley Insurance Agency Alliance
CLASS ACT: Carey Mulligan as Jeanette Brinson brilliantly captures a family's breakdown in Paul Dano's Wildlife.
Maud Watts (Carey Mulligan) works long hours in a laundry with her husband Sonny (Ben Whishaw).