- (in Japan) a small basketwork palanquin strung from a pole each end of which rests on the shoulder of a bearer.
Origin of kago
1855–60; < Japanese: basket, cage
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Examples from the Web for kago
Luggage, of course, could not be carried by norimono or kago.
Matsuo silently followed him out of the house and got into his kago.
Her voice was in his ears; without, in talk with the kago men?Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)
James S. De Benneville
They go by kago over mountain; you go by 'rickisha to Otsu, and wait.The Honorable Percival
Alice Hegan Rice
Honoured sir, these kago are for your august conveyance—deign to enter so that we may proceed to your destination.