Just last year, an 8½-foot family pet Burmese escaped its cage and strangled a 2-year-old girl while she slept in her crib.
She was mauled by a 5-year-old 550-pound African lion named Cous Cous as she was cleaning his cage.
When I first heard about the sport, I assumed that it was a “no holds barred” cage match where pretty much anything goes.
He has suggested that “a cage has to be built” for the Palestinians, calling them “wild animals.”
For safekeeping, cage housed them at his Bel Air pad in museum-like glass cases.
Then she took the cage outside the back-gate, and opened mousie's door.
Stevie prowled round the table like an excited animal in a cage.
While he was eating the banana, I took the gorilla from the cage and set him on the ground by it.
Squirrels shouldn't swim, and if I can catch it I will put it in a cage.
“I had no notion you were a boy till you touched my cage,” said the old parrot.
early 13c., from Old French cage "cage, prison; retreat, hideout" (12c.), from Latin cavea "hollow place, enclosure for animals, coop, hive, stall, dungeon, spectators' seats in the theater" (cf. Italian gabbia "basket for fowls, coop;" see cave (n.)).
1570s, from cage (n.). Related: Caged; caging.
: a big cage star/ the cage standing
Early system on IBM 704. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).
(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.