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Definition of "cages" []

  • An enclosure, usually made with bars or wire, for keeping birds, monkeys, mice, etc (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A thing or place that confines or imprisons (noun)
  • Something resembling a cage in function or structure (noun)
  • The enclosed platform of a lift, esp as used in a mine (noun)
  • A skeleton ring device that ensures that the correct amount of space is maintained between the individual rollers or balls in a rolling bearing (noun)
  • The basket used in basketball (noun)
  • The goal in ice hockey (noun)
  • A steel framework on which guns are supported (noun)
  • To confine in or as in a cage (verb)
  • Plural form of cage. (noun)

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Use "cages" in a sentence
  • ""Confine the leopards in separate cages, Jock; _the cages_ will take their spots out while ye're sleeping.""
  • "Why do I get the feeling that the next topic will be: "Shooting exotic rats in cages from a moving 4-wheeler utilizing a 6.5 x 55 mm without the aid of a rangefinder"?"
  • "Putting them in cages is no different than putting humans in them."