Warren War"ren (w[o^]r"r[e^]n), n. [OF. waresne, warenne, garene, F. garenne, from OF. warer, garer, to beware, to take care; of Teutonic origin; cf. OHG. war[=o]n (in comp.), OS. war[=o]n to take care, to observe, akin to E. wary. [root]142. See {Wary}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Eng Law) (a) A place privileged, by prescription or grant the king, for keeping certain animals (as hares, conies, partridges, pheasants, etc.) called beasts and fowls of warren. --Burrill. (b) A privilege which one has in his lands, by royal grant or prescription, of hunting and taking wild beasts and birds of warren, to the exclusion of any other person not entering by his permission. --Spelman. [1913 Webster]

They wend both warren and in waste. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]

Note: 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. [1913 Webster]

2. A piece of ground for the breeding of rabbits. [1913 Webster]

3. A place for keeping flash, in a river. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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