cageful

cageful

(ˈkeɪdʒfʊl)
n
an amount which fills a cage to capacity
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It is well', the Saddhu whispered, jammed in the calling, shouting, bewildered press - a Persian greyhound between his feet and a cageful of yelling hawks under charge of a Rajput falconer in the small of his back.
Both come from slightly unsettled families -- she has two half-sisters, both much older; he has three half-sisters, all much younger (the youngest, aged six, lives with them in his mum's house, along with a cageful of guinea pigs and a blind dog named Muka).
A recurring motif in Germinal is that of Le Voreux as a voracious, insatiable monster, swallowing cage after cageful of miners who descend with dizzying speed into abysmal darkness.
A favourite of Queen Victoria's was the American showman Isaac van Amburgh, celebrated by Landseer in two large pictures histrionically demonstrating his power over a cageful of big cats.
Martel makes a playfully, delightfully malevolent Slimy, toying with Doober, Artie, and Roxanne artfully like a cat with a cageful of canaries.
His Arcade was 'gynormous': six book departments on the ground floor, an orchestra, distorted mirrors and a cageful of odorous monkeys.
streets led by Fait and, most entertainingly, a WWF-style bout in a fight club that pits Su against a cageful of angry Neanderthals.
If it moves, Dad shoots it," Lucille claims--including, once, a cageful of his children's beloved pet rabbits.
She wouldn't recognise Debbie in a cageful of parrots but the magician's assistant was prattling on about her "business".
The biggest drawback: that horrific ``Prince of Egypt'' duet with Mariah Carey, ``When You Believe,'' which sounds like a cageful of hopped-up hamsters at feeding time.
POP-EYED comic Rodney Dangerfield is put in charge of an all-girl soccer team, which is roughly equivalent to putting a cat in with a cageful of canaries.
A typical load for the screen is about 3200 to 3600 pounds - the weight of one cageful of clams.