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uncage

[ uhn-keyj ]
/ ʌnˈkeɪdʒ /
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verb (used with object), un·caged, un·cag·ing.
to set free from or as if from a cage; free from confinement or restraint.
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Origin of uncage

First recorded in 1610–20; un-2 + cage
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How to use uncage in a sentence

  • Then the question arose as to who would uncage our love-birds and bear the first brunt of Silver Tongue's explosion.

  • That, I suppose, is to pay his fine; to uncage the wild beast, and set him loose.

    Vassall Morton|Francis Parkman
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