Pen Pen, n. [From {Pen} to shut in.] A small inclosure; as, a pen for sheep or for pigs. [1913 Webster]

My father stole two geese out of a pen. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pen — Pen, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Penned}or {Pent} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Penning}.] [OE. pennen, AS. pennan in on pennan to unfasten, prob. from the same source as pin, and orig. meaning, to fasten with a peg.See {Pin}, n. & v.] To shut up, as in a pen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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