noun Etymology: probably from the name Mulligan Date: circa 1949 a free shot sometimes given a golfer in informal play when the previous shot was poorly played

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  • Mulligan — peut faire référence à : Patronyme Andy Mulligan, joueur de rugby à XV Irlandais ; Carey Mulligan, actrice britannique ; David Mulligan, footballeur international néo zélandais ; Gerry Mulligan, musicien de jazz… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mulligan — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Carey Mulligan (* 1985), britische Schauspielerin Casey Mulligan, US amerikanischer Ökonom David Mulligan (* 1982), neuseeländischer Fußballspieler Gary Mulligan (* 1985), irischer Fußballspieler Gerry… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mulligan — can be: Mulligan (games), when a player gets a second chance to perform a certain move or action Mulligan (surname), people with surname Mulligan Mulligan, a racehorse that competed in the 1849 Grand National Steeplechase Mulligan Stew… …   Wikipedia

  • mulligan — mulligan, mulligan stew mulligan stew . 1. A stew made typically of meat, vegetables, and any conveniently available ingredients; also, an Irish version of burgoo. Syn: Irish burgoo. [WordNet 1.5] 2. (Golf) In informal and friendly games of golf …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mulligan — [mul′i gən] n. [prob. after pers. name Mulligan] 1. MULLIGAN STEW ☆ 2. Golf in informal play, any shot taken to substitute for a poorly played shot, that does not count against one s score [take a mulligan] …   English World dictionary

  • Mulligan —   [ mʌlɪgən], Gerry, eigentlich Gerald Joseph Mulligan, amerikanischer Jazzmusiker (Baritonsaxophon) und Arrangeur, * New York 6. 4. 1927, ✝ Darien (Conneticut) 20. 1. 1996; arbeitete um 1950 in Gruppierungen des sich gerade entwickelnden… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Mulligan — (spr. mölligän), zum Creeksystem des Warburton Diamantina (s. d.) im mittlern Australien gehöriges Flußstück …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mulligan — surname, from Gaelic Maolagan, O.Ir. Maelecan, a double diminutive of mael bald, hence the little bald (or shaven) one, probably often a reference to a monk or disciple. As stew made with whatever s available, 1904, hobo slang, probably from a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Mulligan — This notable Irish surname is an Anglicized form of the Old Gaelic O Maolagain , descendant of Maolagan, a personal byname from a double diminutive of maol , bald, tonsured. Traditionally, Irish family names are taken from the heads of tribes,… …   Surnames reference

  • mulligan — noun a) Mulligan stew. If you lose your drive in the water, take a mulligan and try again. b) An unpenalized chance to re take a stroke that went awry. Dont do poorly in your first interview; you wont get a mulligan …   Wiktionary

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