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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 ?
In an instant his snorting steeds stood still, at a distance of about six yards from the carriage in which Van Baerle was caged.
His hearing was suddenly acute; the myriad night-noises told him a luring and familiar story; and, if alone, he would begin to pace up and down the narrow room like any caged animal from the wild.
The brightest flowers in the garden were reared by her; the caged birds sang when they heard her voice, and pined when they missed its sweetness.
Such was not my abode, for I found myself suddenly neighbor to the birds; not by having imprisoned one, but having caged myself near them.
He looked it, and the piercing glitter that arose at times in his eyes was the same piercing glitter I had observed in the eyes of caged leopards and other preying creatures of the wild.
He had the air of a caged animal obeying the word of his keeper.