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  Dictionary Definition of cage

cage
noun, verb, caged, caging.

-- noun
1. a box-shaped receptacle or enclosure for confining birds or other animals, made with openwork of wires, bars, etc.
2. anything that confines or imprisons; prison.
3. something like a cage in structure or purpose.
4. the enclosed platform of a lift, especially one in a mine.
5. any skeleton framework.
6. Hockey the structure forming the goal.
-- verb (t)
7. to put or confine in or as in a cage.
[ME, from OF, from L cavea enclosure]
Cage
noun John, 1912--92, US musician; composer of experimental and unorthodox pieces.