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Definitions of cage

  1. To confine in a boxlike compartment; to shut up. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. To confine in, or as in, a cage; to shut up or confine. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. confine in a cage; "The animal was caged" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. To confine in a cage. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. A box or inclosure, wholly or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, used for confining birds or other animals. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A place of confinement for malefactors Webster Dictionary DB
  9. An outer framework of timber, inclosing something within it; as, the cage of a staircase. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A skeleton frame to limit the motion of a loose piece, as a ball valve. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A wirework strainer, used in connection with pumps and pipes. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The box, bucket, or inclosed platform of a lift or elevator; a cagelike structure moving in a shaft. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. The drum on which the rope is wound in a hoisting whim. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. The catcher's wire mask. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To shut up or confine. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  16. A box or inclosure furnished with bars for confining birds, or other animals; anything resembling a cage in form. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. A place of confinement: a box made of wire and wood for holding birds or small animals. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. A box with bars or wires to confine birds or animals. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  19. A structure, with open work of wire or bars, as for confining birds or beasts. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. An enclosure made of wire and wood, or of twigs, for confining birds or small animals, or of iron bars for confining wild beasts; a prison for petty criminals; an outer work of timber, enclosing another within it. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. A box for birds, generally made of wire-work; an enclosure for wild beasts; outer work of timber; the vessel for bringing up coals, &c. from pits. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for cage

  1. It was Polly's cage with the black cover off. – Five Little Friends by Sherred Willcox Adams Maud and Miska Petersham
  2. He has gained, however, only a larger cage – A Spinner in the Sun by Myrtle Reed
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