cage


cage
01. We need to get a little [cage] for the cat to take it to the veterinarian in.
02. The orangutan somehow escaped from its [cage], and spent the afternoon in the trees surrounding the zoo.
03. I don't like to keep birds in a [cage]; it seems cruel to prevent them from flying around.
04. The lion was pacing back and forth in its [cage], growling at the spectators.
05. The businessman was walking around his office like a [caged] animal.
06. The [cages] for these animals are much too small; they need more room to move around.
07. Chickens are kept in small [cages] stacked one on top of another.
08. I heard it once explained that [caged] birds don't sing; they cry.
09. Spiro Agnew once said that marriage is like a [cage]; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out.
10. An American politician once said that some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird [cages].
11. There is a Mexican proverb which observes that though a [cage] may be made of gold, it is still a [cage].
12. Parrots that are kept in [cages] often become mentally ill from boredom.
13. Beautiful women in bikinis were dancing in large [cages] on either side of the stage where the band was playing.

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  • cage — cage …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • cage — [ kaʒ ] n. f. • 1155; lat. cavea, de cavus « creux » I ♦ 1 ♦ Loge garnie de barreaux servant à enfermer des animaux sauvages. Les cages d une ménagerie, d un cirque. Le dompteur entre dans la cage des lions, aux lions. Tourner comme un ours en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cage — may refer to:Fiction* Cage (film) , a 1989 film starring Lou Ferrigno * , an episode of Law Order: Special Victims Unit * John Cage (character), a fictional character in the television show Ally McBeal * Johnny Cage, a fictional character from… …   Wikipedia

  • CAGE (J.) — Du compositeur américain John Cage, on peut dire d’ores et déjà qu’il a été l’un des musiciens les plus importants de la seconde moitié du XXe siècle – bien qu’ayant été, et sans doute parce qu’étant le plus contesté. Il n’est certes plus à la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • CAGE — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Buddy Cage (* 1946), US amerikanischer Musiker Dan Cage (* 1985), US amerikanischer Basketballspieler David Cage (* 1969), französischer Musiker und Videospielentwickler John Cage (1912–1992), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cage — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Buddy Cage (* 1946), US amerikanischer Musiker Dan Cage (* 1985), US amerikanischer Basketballspieler David Cage (* 1969), französischer Musiker und Videospielentwickler Harry Cage (1795–1858), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cage — Cage, n. [F. cage, fr. L. cavea cavity, cage, fr. cavus hollow. Cf. {Cave}, n., {Cajole}, {Gabion}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A box or inclosure, wholly or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, used for confining birds or other animals. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cage — CAGE. s. f. Petite logette de bastons d osier ou de fil de fer, pour mettre des oiseaux. Mettre un oiseau dans sa cage. cage d osier, de fer, de fil d archal, grande cage. belle cage. On dit fig. Mettre un homme en cage, pour dire, Le mettre en… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • cage — Cage, f. penac. Est cette loge à mettre les oiseaux, bastie d osier et de petits traversins de bois, ou de fil d archal passé à travers tels traversins. Cauea. Le Languedoc et l Italien approchent bien plus ce mot Latin, disant l un Gabie, et l… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • cage — [kāj] n. [ME & OFr < L cavea, hollow place, cage < cavus, hollow: see CAVE] 1. a box or enclosed structure made of wires, bars, etc., for confining birds or animals 2. a fenced in area as for confining prisoners of war 3. any openwork… …   English World dictionary

  • Cage — (k[=a]j), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Caged} (k[=a]jd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Caging}.] To confine in, or as in, a cage; to shut up or confine. Caged and starved to death. Cowper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English