Definition of Cage in

1. Verb. Confine in a cage. "They cage in the animals"; "The animal was caged"

Exact synonyms: Cage
Generic synonyms: Confine, Detain
Derivative terms: Cage, Cage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cage In

café au lait
café noisette
cage bird
cage birds
cage compound
cage compounds
cage dances
cage diving
cage fighter
cage fighters
cage fighting
cage in (current term)
cage match
caged ATP

Literary usage of Cage in

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"I'll send him Charlie and the cage in the morning, ... The Sergeant hung up the cage in its old place ; then going to his wife, he gently clapped her ..."

2. Transactions by North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers., Gerard H. Matthes (1885)
"... while the cage, in virtue of its superior momentum, would ascend several feet, causing the rope immediately to become slack, and would then descend. ..."

3. The Law of Personal Injuries in Mines: Including All Character of Personal by Edward Joseph White (1905)
"App. 182), the plaintiff was injured while being hoisted up the shaft, in a cage, but as his injury was due to his carrying a drill on the cage, in ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1903)
"It charges against this sum the costs paid by cage in the litigation to which he has been subjected, ..."

5. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1907)
"Bird- was a Bird-cage in Wood Street, Cheap- Cage Walk, in St. James's Park, was not named after the sign, but from the aviary established there in the ..."

6. American Negligence Reports, Current Series Cited Am. Neg. Rep.: All the by United States (1910)
"The plaintiff charges the defendant with negligence: In failing to have this cage in the mine fitted with iron bars or rings in proper place, as required by ..."

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