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(n.) An outer framework of timber, inclosing something within it; as, the cage of a staircase.
(n.) The box, bucket, or inclosed platform of a lift or elevator; a cagelike structure moving in a shaft.
(n.) A skeleton frame to limit the motion of a loose piece, as a ball valve.
(v. i.) To confine in, or as in, a cage; to shut up or confine.
(n.) The catcher's wire mask.
(n.) The drum on which the rope is wound in a hoisting whim.
(n.) A box or inclosure, wholly or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, used for confining birds or other animals.
(n.) A place of confinement for malefactors
(n.) A wirework strainer, used in connection with pumps and pipes.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Cage'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/c/cage.html. 1828.