Word:

Cage

Pronunciation: kāj
n.1.
1.A box or inclosure, wholly or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, used for confining birds or other animals.
In his cage, like parrot fine and gay.
- Cowper.
2.A place of confinement for malefactors
Stone walls do not a prison make,
Nor iron bars a cage.
- Lovelace.
3.(Carp.) An outer framework of timber, inclosing something within it; as, the cage of a staircase.
4.(Mach.) A skeleton frame to limit the motion of a loose piece, as a ball valve.
5.The box, bucket, or inclosed platform of a lift or elevator; a cagelike structure moving in a shaft.
6.(Mining) The drum on which the rope is wound in a hoisting whim.
7.(Baseball) The catcher's wire mask.
v. i.1.To confine in, or as in, a cage; to shut up or confine.
[imp. & p. p. Caged (kājd); p. pr. & vb. n. Caging.]
Noun1.Cagecage - an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept
Synonyms: coop
2.cage - something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement
3.Cage - United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992)
4.cage - the net that is the goal in ice hockey
5.cage - a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice
Synonyms: batting cage
Verb1.cage - confine in a cage; "The animal was caged"
Synonyms: cage in
CAGE - Early system on IBM 704. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).
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