cage


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rattle someone's cage

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to confine within a limited area

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an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept

something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement

United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992)

the net that is the goal in ice hockey

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a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice

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confine in a cage

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References in classic literature ?
He had his room in dot house-not a cage, but a room-mit a bed and sheets, and he would go to bed and get up in der morning and smoke his cigar und eat his dinner mit Bertran, und walk mit him hand-in-hand, which.
From every cage that harboured red men a thunderous shout went up in answer to his exhortation.
There have been used in this cage," continued the other, "two hundred and twenty great bolts of iron, of nine feet, and of eight, the rest of medium length, with the rowels, caps and counterbands appertaining to the said bolts; weighing, the said iron in all, three thousand, seven hundred and thirty-five pounds; beside eight great squares of iron, serving to attach the said cage in place with clamps and nails weighing in all two hundred and eighteen pounds, not reckoning the iron of the trellises for the windows of the chamber wherein the cage hath been placed, the bars of iron for the door of the cage and other things.
A moment later a limp form crumpled to the floor of the cage.
The only way they left the troupe and its cages was by dying.
He was regarded as the most fearful of wild beasts, and this was borne in to him through the bars of the cage.
And now it is all over--your chain is broken--there is no cage.
How cruel it was of me to put those poor little owls into a cage even for one night
screamed the lady of the house, covering the cage with an embroidered white pocket handkerchief.
They were building a cage in the trail and covering it with leafy branches.
His business in life, whereby he lived, was to appear in a cage of performing leopards before vast audiences, and to thrill those audiences by certain exhibitions of nerve for which his employers rewarded him on a scale commensurate with the thrills he produced.
For example: you put a hungry animal, say a cat, in a cage which has a door that can be opened by lifting a latch; outside the cage you put food.
Quite at the top, and just before the rocky face of the cliff sprang above the foliage, we found that strange house which was known in the country as "Cluny's Cage.
You let the cage alone, and let me wring its neck will you?
Around it the Warhoons had piled building stone from some of the ruined edifices of the ancient city to prevent the animals and the captives from escaping into the audience, and at each end had been constructed cages to hold them until their turns came to meet some horrible death upon the arena.