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cage

 (kāj)
n.
1. A structure for confining birds or animals, enclosed on at least one side by a grating of wires or bars that lets in air and light.
2. A barred room or fenced enclosure for confining prisoners.
3. An enclosing openwork structure: placed a protective cage over the sapling; a bank teller's cage.
4. A skeletal support, as for a building; a framework.
5. An elevator car.
6.
a. Baseball A batting cage.
b. Sports A goal, as in hockey or soccer, made of a net attached to a frame.
tr.v. caged, cag·ing, cag·es
To put or confine in or as if in a cage. See Synonyms at enclose.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin cavea.]

caged

(keɪdʒd)
adj
in a cage
Translations

caged

[ˈkeɪdʒd] adj [bird, animal] → en cage
a caged bird → un oiseau en cage
References in classic literature ?
I myself saw him caged in Ty, with all his host; for your Frenchers, when they have done a clever thing, like to get back, and have a dance, or a merry- making, with the women over their success.
Say he were pinioned even; knotted all over with ropes and hawsers; chained down to ring-bolts on this cabin floor; he would be more hideous than a caged tiger, then.
The caged eagle, whose gold-ringed eyes cruelty has extinguished, might look as looked that sightless Samson.
begin to break her, like a poor caged bird, and wear her deluded life away, in teaching her to sing YOUR notes?