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uncage

[uhn-keyj] /ʌnˈkeɪdʒ/
verb (used with object), uncaged, uncaging.
1.
to set free from or as if from a cage; free from confinement or restraint.
Origin of uncage
1610-1620
First recorded in 1610-20; un-2 + cage
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  • That, I suppose, is to pay his fine; to uncage the wild beast, and set him loose.

    Vassall Morton Francis Parkman

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