Meaning of CAGE in English


I. cage 1 /keɪdʒ/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Date: 1100-1200 ; Language: Old French ; Origin: Latin cavea 'hollow place, cage' , from cavus ; ⇨ ↑ cave 1 ]

a structure made of wires or bars in which birds or animals can be kept

II. cage 2 BrE AmE verb

[transitive] to put or keep an animal or bird in a cage:

caged birds

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