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uncage

[uhn-keyj]
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verb (used with object), un·caged, un·cag·ing.
  1. 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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  • That, I suppose, is to pay his fine; to uncage the wild beast, and set him loose.

    Vassall Morton

    Francis Parkman