Meaning of CAGE in English
n. & v.
n. 1 a structure of bars or wires, esp. for confining animals or birds. 2 any similar open framework, esp. an enclosed platform or lift in a mine or the compartment for passengers in a lift. 3 colloq. a camp for prisoners of war.
v.tr. place or keep in a cage. cage-bird a bird of the kind customarily kept in a cage.
[ ME f. OF f. L cavea ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012