encage

[ en-keyj ]
/ ɛnˈkeɪdʒ /
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verb (used with object), en·caged, en·cag·ing.

to confine in or as in a cage; coop up.

Nearby words

  1. enate,
  2. enatic,
  3. enation,
  4. enc.,
  5. encaenia,
  6. encamp,
  7. encamped,
  8. encampment,
  9. encapsulant,
  10. encapsulate

Also incage.

Origin of encage

First recorded in 1585–95; en-1 + cage

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encage

/ (ɪnˈkeɪdʒ) /

verb

(tr) to confine in or as in a cage
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