Cage in a sentence

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Definition of Cage

  • A box or inclosure, wholly or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, used for confining birds or other animals.
  • A place of confinement for malefactors
  • An outer framework of timber, inclosing something within it; as, the cage of a staircase.
  • A skeleton frame to limit the motion of a loose piece, as a ball valve.
  • A wirework strainer, used in connection with pumps and pipes.
  • The box, bucket, or inclosed platform of a lift or elevator; a cagelike structure moving in a shaft.
  • The drum on which the rope is wound in a hoisting whim.
  • The catcher's wire mask.
  • To confine in, or as in, a cage; to shut up or confine.
  • a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice
  • an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept
  • the net that is the goal in ice hockey
  • United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992)
  • something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement
  • confine in a cage

How to use cage in a sentence. Cage pronunciation.

He thought of the den of lions hard by, of the cage of tigers-the menagerie not a thousand feet away.
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There was one cage dedicated to vengeance.
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In the centre of the room was a cage in which one great lion paced to and fro in fury.
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He thrust the torch into the ground, and, with the dagger grasped tightly, carefully opened the cage and stepped inside.
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While Paulus was speaking he had gone up to Sirona, as a girl whose bird has escaped from its cage, and who creeps up to it with timid care in the hope of recapturing it; he offered her his hand, and as soon as he felt hers in his grasp, he had carefully rescued her from her fearful position, and had led her down to a secure footing on the plateau.
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They crave fight, they want to feel the delicious shiver produced by the sight of two bodies intertwining, the splutter of blood and pieces of torn, steaming human flesh flying through the cage and falling on the floor.
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She arranged one piece of furniture and removed another, put flowers in a vase-gliding about and singing like a bird in a cage.
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He tamed the rabbit by reaching his hand into the cage where he kept it, and rubbing it gently.
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In reply to the question of Joseph D. in No. 24 about taming wild rabbits, I will say that he must put them in a cage, not too small, and feed and pet them every day.
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To consider that after the death of the body the spirit perishes, is like imagining that a bird in a cage will be destroyed if the cage is broken, though the bird has nothing to fear from the destruction of the cage.
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Our body is like the cage, and the spirit is like the bird.
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We see that without the cage this bird flies in the world of sleep; therefore if the cage becomes broken, the bird will continue and exist: its feelings will be even more powerful, its perceptions greater, and its happiness increased.
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In truth, from hell it reaches a paradise of delights, because for the thankful birds there is no paradise greater than freedom from the cage.
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Therefore it is evident that this spirit is different from the body, and that the bird is different from the cage, and that the power and penetration of the spirit is stronger without the intermediary of the body.
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In the cage of this world I flutter like a frightened bird and long for the flight to Thy Kingdom.
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Though there was electric light in the shop here was only gas, with wire cages over it for protection, and it flared noisily.
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They were, indeed, descending the shaft in a small cage, and could hear the picks of the miners, something like the gnawing of rats, in the earth beneath them, when the door was burst open, without any knocking.
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That poor lady, for instance, consulted her for advice when, one day, she opened Cassandra's bedroom door on a mission of discovery, and found the ceiling hung with mulberry-leaves, the windows blocked with cages, and the tables stacked with home-made machines for the manufacture of silk dresses.
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As soon as they had admired the little birds in the large cage William and Cassandra lagged behind, and Ralph and Katharine pressed on rather in advance.
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Or was it not rather that she had ceased to play at being grown-up, and was conscious, suddenly, that she was alarmingly mature and in earnest? There was still unbroken silence between Katharine and Ralph Denham, but the occupants of the different cages served instead of speech.
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Examples of Cage

Example #1
He could hear the distant roaring now, and his eyes glittered.
Example #2
If it was so, then, come what might, this masterful Inglesi should pay the price.
Example #3
Five human beings on whom his terrible anger fell in times past had been thrust into it alive.
Example #4
He listened intently to the distant rumble of the lions.
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It roared at him savagely.
Example #6
Harrik held up the torch and came nearer.