- a cage for confining birds.
- something that resembles a birdcage in form.
- Slang. the airspace over an airport, together with the airplanes in it.
Origin of birdcage
Examples from the Web for birdcage
Contemporary Examples of birdcage
He dragged up and spoke for inclusive family values in the 1993 film and played a loving gay partner in ‘The Birdcage.’How Robin Williams’ Mrs. Doubtfire Won the Culture Wars
August 13, 2014
Films like The Birdcage, In Out, and As Good As It Gets established a new norm for gay characters in media.Hollywood’s Evolving Heart: How Movies Grew to Love Gays
May 28, 2014
Historical Examples of birdcage
She slipped down and ran into the next room to come back with a birdcage.Mary Rose of Mifflin
Frances R. Sterrett
The birdcage and dog musical-box in the illustration are of this kind.Chatterbox, 1905.
The birdcage, instead of being high in the tree, is lowered and hangs from it.Pickwickian Manners and Customs
I suspect this is owing to what passed in the House about opening the Birdcage Walk.The Greville Memoirs
Charles C. F. Greville
The scene afterwards in the Birdcage when I went in to see him weighed was most amusing.
- a wire or wicker cage in which captive birds are kept
- any object of a similar shape, construction, or purpose
- Australian and NZ an area on a racecourse where horses parade before a race
- NZ informal a second-hand car dealer's yard