Definition of Cageful

1. the number held in a cage (an enclosure) [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cageful

cage compound
cage compounds
cage dances
cage diving
cage fighter
cage fighters
cage fighting
cage in
cage match
cagebird
cagebirds
caged
caged ATP
cageful (current term)
cagefuls
cageless
cagelike
cageling
cagelings
cagemate
cagemates
cager
cagers
cages
cagework
cageworks
cagey
cageyness

Literary usage of Cageful

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1. Kim by Rudyard Kipling (1905)
"It is well,' the Saddhu whispered, jammed in the calling, shouting, bewildered press — a Persian greyhound between his feet and a cageful of yelling hawks ..."

2. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1922)
"... and this force retreated through Germany, as a man might retreat who had ventured into a cageful of drugged lions and found that the effects of the drug ..."

3. The Life and Theatrical Times of Charles Kean, F.S.A. by Fanny Kemble, Kate Field, John William Cole (1882)
"... then I do, as the French say, a little music; then I waste a deal of time in feeding and cleaning a large cageful of canary-birds, of which, ..."

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