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Definition of Cagelike
1. resembling a cage (an enclosure) [adj]
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Literary usage of Cagelike
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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"The stability of this light cagelike structure depends, not only upon the mortising together of its principal members, with thorough nailing and spiking, ..."
2. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"The small cagelike projection is especially intended for the water bottle of porous clay, in which the water is cooled by evaporation, and this may project ..."
3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1837)
"The open cagelike spire which is seen in this church has its parallel at Burgos, and else.. where in the Peninsula, but is nowhere to be met with in England ..."
4. Samoa, a Hundred Years Ago and Long Before: Together with Notes on the Cults by George Turner (1884)
"The whole of this upper cagelike work look.s compact and tidy, and at the first glance is admired by strangers as being alike novel, ingenious, ..."
5. Japan, Real and Imaginary by Sydney Greenbie (1920)
"One little fellow, half frightened and half excited at my sudden appearance, crouched in the shadows of his cagelike cell. All cells are on the open. ..."