cage bird

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noun

a bird that is commonly kept in a cage as a pet.

Nearby words

  1. cag,
  2. cag-handed,
  3. caganer,
  4. cagayan de oro,
  5. cage,
  6. cage fighting,
  7. cage zone melting,
  8. cage, john,
  9. caged,
  10. cageling

Origin of cage bird

First recorded in 1620–30

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