Definition of cage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cage

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//keɪdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//keɪdʒ//
 
Animal homes
 
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  • a structure made of metal bars or wire in which animals or birds are kept a birdcage I don’t like seeing animals in cages. see also ribcage See related entries: Animal homes
  • Word Origin Middle English: via Old French from Latin cavea.Idioms
    rattle somebody’s cage
     
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    (informal) to annoy somebody Who's rattled his cage?
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cage

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