WARREN, n. 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.