Meaning of CAGE in English
/ keɪdʒ; NAmE / noun , verb
a structure made of metal bars or wire in which animals or birds are kept :
—see also ribcage
see rattle verb
cage sth (up) [ vn ] [ usually passive ] to put or keep an animal in a cage :
The dogs are caged (up) at night.
► caged adjective :
He paced the room like a caged animal .
Middle English : via Old French from Latin cavea .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005