Definition of Encage

1. v. t. To confine in a cage; to coop up.



Definition of Encage

1. Verb. To lock inside a cage; to imprison. ¹

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Definition of Encage

1. to confine in a cage [v -CAGED, -CAGING, -CAGES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encage

enates
enatic
enation
enations
enaunter
enavigate
enbattled
enbibe
enbibed
enbibes
enbibing
enblow
enbucrilate
encaenia
encaenias
encage (current term)
encaged
encages
encaging
encainide
encainide hydrochloride
encalm
encalmed
encalming
encalms
encamp
encamped
encamping
encampment
encampments

Literary usage of Encage

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1. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1830)
"It is rather in such little sieges and encage- ments as we find recorded in the history of the Peloponnesian war, that the conduct and abilities of a ..."

2. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted: To by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"... I encage-ICE-BOUND I ENGAGE. — " I engage to pay " ; VI PROMISE. I HAVE. — V. HAVE: Now. IOU — V. p. 1009, post. I PROMISE. ..."

3. A Philological Grammar: Grounded Upon English, and Formed from a Comparison by William Barnes (1854)
"Noun-verbs of this form, as encage, ... mean to put or take into the thing under the noun ; as, encage, ..."

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