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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cage /ˈkeʤ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cage /ˈkeʤ/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cage n.
 1. A box or inclosure, wholly or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, used for confining birds or other animals.
    In his cage, like parrot fine and gay.   --Cowper.
 2. A place of confinement for malefactors
 Stone walls do not a prison make,
 Nor iron bars a cage.   --Lovelace.
 3. Carp. An outer framework of timber, inclosing something within it; as, the cage of a staircase.
 4. Mach. (a) A skeleton frame to limit the motion of a loose piece, as a ball valve. (b) A wirework strainer, used in connection with pumps and pipes.
 5. The box, bucket, or inclosed platform of a lift or elevator; a cagelike structure moving in a shaft.
 6. Mining The drum on which the rope is wound in a hoisting whim.
 7. Baseball The catcher's wire mask.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cage v. i. [imp. & p. p. Caged p. pr. & vb. n. Caging.] To confine in, or as in, a cage; to shut up or confine. Caged and starved to death.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or
           animals are kept [syn: coop]
      2: something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts
      3: United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992)
         [syn: John Cage, John Milton Cage Jr.]
      4: the net that is the goal in ice hockey
      5: a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls
         during batting practice [syn: batting cage]
      v : confine in a cage; "The animal was caged" [syn: cage in]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Heb. kelub', Jer. 5:27, marg. "coop;" rendered "basket" in Amos
    8:1), a basket of wicker-work in which birds were placed after
    being caught. In Rev. 18:2 it is the rendering of the Greek
    _phulake_, properly a prison or place of confinement.