encage

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

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

Also incage.

Origin of encage

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

verb

(tr) to confine in or as in a cage
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