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WARREN, noun [See Guard, Warrant and Wary.]

1. A piece of ground appropriated to the breeding and preservation of rabbits.

2. In law, a franchise or place privileged by prescription or grant from the king, for keeping beasts and fowls. The warren is the next franchise in degree to the park; and a forest, which is the highest in dignity, comprehends a chase, a park and a free warren

3. A place for keeping fish in a river.