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Synonyms for cage

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 ?
And then they came upon the cage which Rabba Kega, with the other black warriors of the village of Mbonga, the chief, had placed and baited for Numa.
Tarzan pushed him roughly into the cage, and in another moment Rabba Kega understood.
It appears, he sometimes visited or received visits from his wife and one or two of his nearest friends, under the cover of night; but for the more part lived quite alone, and communicated only with his sentinels and the gillies that waited on him in the Cage.
All the while Cluny entertained us with stories of Prince Charlie's stay in the Cage, giving us the very words of the speakers, and rising from his place to show us where they stood.
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.
And then, when his back was turned as he went down the cage, Collins stepped directly in the way of his return path and stood still.
At irregular intervals, whenever a fight could be arranged, he was taken out of his cage and led off into the woods a few miles from town.
It was a divided cage, and a monkey, poking through the bars and around the partition, had had its paw seized by a big gray wolf who was trying to pull it off by main strength.
The barber did not care to answer Sancho lest by his plain speaking he should disclose what the curate and he himself were trying so hard to conceal; and under the same apprehension the curate had asked the canon to ride on a little in advance, so that he might tell him the mystery of this man in the cage, and other things that would amuse him.
A moment later a limp form crumpled to the floor of the cage.
For having set in the Hôtel des Tournelles six panes of white glass in the place where the iron cage is, thirteen sols; for having made and delivered by command of the king, on the day of the musters, four shields with the escutcheons of the said seigneur, encircled with garlands of roses all about, six livres; for two new sleeves to the king's old doublet, twenty sols; for a box of grease to grease the boots of the king, fifteen deniers; a stable newly made to lodge the king's black pigs, thirty livres parisis; many partitions, planks, and trap-doors, for the safekeeping of the lions at Saint-Paul, twenty-two livres.
For to-day, however, she would allow it; and they must shut him in the empty cage that was standing in the window.
Fastened by chains to the mainmast were a number of grisly staghounds, who now began leaping and barking at me, and by the mizzen a huge puma was cramped in a little iron cage far too small even to give it turning room.
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.