Meaning of CAGE in English

CAGE

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

rib cage

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

large

At the Cotswold Wildlife Park devices are fitted to their rare birds which are housed in large strengthened cages .

Apart from the sacks of feed and the table and scales, the room held four large cages .

The Endomorph isn't necessarily large framed but is sturdily built with a large rib cage , waist and hips.

small

She was not lying down, but rather squatted quietly in the small portable cage into which they had put her.

More fundamental were his experiments with hawks, in which he fed them meat contained in small cages .

A member of the Kennel Club, she kept most of the animals in small cages in two bedrooms.

The bear paces in a too-\#small cage , its snout rubbed raw by the rusted bars.

Noisily opening the door in front of her and carrying a small portable cage from which Creggan instinctively flinched in fear.

A small wooden cage was attached to it.

Consisting of smaller cages that fly around independently within a big circle, it needed a pair.

■ NOUN

bird

Then she picked up the wicker bird cage and took it to the sill.

door

The restraining bar is bolted across our laps and the cage door is locked firmly in place.

Its single elevator had a cage door .

He was telling her the cage door was open but she was still chained to the bars.

But when they shoved him into the box and dropped the cage door down, his hands quit taking instruction.

As she stepped out of the front door , Alexandra felt like a bird finding its cage door opportunely left open.

The linnet lifted its beak and uttered a few melancholy notes as she opened the cage door .

The cage door had been opened in five-star style and his birds had flown.

metal

Now she had to wear this metal cage to stop the bones in her neck crumbling.

A metal cage encased the weight-lifting area, which consisted of two tiny rooms.

rib

The Endomorph isn't necessarily large framed but is sturdily built with a large rib cage , waist and hips.

The cold pressed into his rib cage .

His rib cage was missing on one side where a large piece of shell casing stuck out from under his breastbone.

I drive my chin into his rib cage .

Graham Marshall followed with injuries to his rib cage which according to the internationalist following the game, will possibly terminate his career.

It gradually tightens itself so as to not allow for expansion of the rib cage .

Breathe in and out - not too deeply, expanding both the top and bottom of the rib cage Muscle-tensing.

No bulging rib cages , no collar bones out to here, no sunken eyes or bizarre hipbone bulges.

■ VERB

bat

Tax tables and residence requirements now are subjects being discussed around batting cages .

Petersburg batting cage , taking hitting lessons from Walter Hriniak.

keep

Some of the neighbours knew about my interest in birds, but they thought I kept them in cages .

Keep your weight in your feet. Keep your rib cage up.

If I fail, my pet will be kept in a cage for the rest of its life.

For their own safety the babies were kept in cages but were handled every day by Regina and Monica.

Broilers are not kept in cages but are reared on deep-litter floors in large houses.

open

The linnet lifted its beak and uttered a few melancholy notes as she opened the cage door.

But the animal was bad-tempered, and one night Eugene opened the cage and let him shamble away.

Bobo tell trainer who open cage big fire?

Jack opened a cage to gentle one of the birds.

He put it in his pocket and opened another cage .

He opened the cage and let it go.

put

Harte carefully removed his bird and put the cage on the balcony.

Their clients go to them to be tied up, whipped or put in a cage .

Deeply afraid that this man was going to put me in a cage .

So when you have caught one spider, bring it home and put it in the cage .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

rattle sb's cage

Who rattled your cage?

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A member of the Kennel Club, she kept most of the animals in small cages in two bedrooms.

Breathe in and out - not too deeply, expanding both the top and bottom of the rib cage Muscle-tensing.

Its single elevator had a cage door.

Simple and quite open, temporary cages.

The animal crouched ready for an attack and then dashed across its cage floor towards the spot where Leyhausen was standing.

The cold pressed into his rib cage .

Throw anything you want into our cage and we will give it serious consideration.

Trapping is a method which meets with limited success and involves feeding within a specialised wire cage for a period of time.

II. verb

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A male is caged on one side of a barrier separating him from the females in the same cage for 2 days.

He would never try to cage Mark.

With the restoration of democracy in 1986, the monster that Marcos had unleashed refused to be caged.

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