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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 ?
The racks without your cages are filled with blades.
The husband, who knew that it had neither rained nor thundered in the night, was convinced that the parrot was not speaking the truth, so he took him out of the cage and threw him so roughly on the ground that he killed him.
By God, I begin to see that you will have to keep him company in the cage, and be enchanted like him for having caught some of his humour and chivalry.
He saw them rise and, shouting, attempt to frighten away the baboons as they approached the cage.
It would he well for you, mine friend, if you was a liddle seasick," said Hans Breitmann, pausing by the cage.
Then thought he to himself, 'It will be a very droll thing to bring away such a fine bird in this shabby cage'; so he opened the door and took hold of it and put it into the golden cage.
Then he grasped the control lever, and as the cage shot downward at sickening speed, the bowman grappled with the slave.
At the sight of him, helpless, within the bars of his cage, I became enraged.
No matter how terribly he was beaten, he had always another growl; and when Beauty Smith gave up and withdrew, the defiant growl followed after him, or White Fang sprang at the bars of the cage bellowing his hatred.
It seemed to me that I had once been a prisoner in a hideous cage of torture, and then the door had been opened and I could get out.
So I put it into a roomy cage and slung it up on a branch near where it had been sitting, and which cannot be far from its nest and its mother.
For to-day, however, she would allow it; and they must shut him in the empty cage that was standing in the window.
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.
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.