encage
transitive verb Date: 1592 cage 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • encagé — encagé, ée (an ka jé, jée) part. passé. Mis en cage. Un chardonneret encagé. •   Mais dès le premier jour il semble Que le couple encagé ne s aime plus si fort, LAMOTTE Fabl. IV, 21.    Fig. Mis en prison. •   Pour ses méfaits dans la geôle… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Encage — En*cage , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Encaged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Engaging}.] [Pref. en + cage: cf. F. encager.] To confine in a cage; to coop up. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • encage — index immure Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • encage — [en kāj′] vt. encaged, encaging to shut up in a cage; confine …   English World dictionary

  • encage — Incage In*cage , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incaged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incaging}.] [Cf. {Encage}.] To confine in, or as in, a cage; to coop up. [Written also {encage}.] Incaged birds. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • encage — /en kayj /, v.t., encaged, encaging. to confine in or as in a cage; coop up. Also, incage. [1585 95; EN 1 + CAGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • encage — verb To lock inside a cage; to imprison …   Wiktionary

  • encage — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. cage, coop up, confine; see imprison …   English dictionary for students

  • encage — en·cage || ɪn keɪdÊ’ v. enclose in a cage; place in a cage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • encage — v. a. [Written also Incage.] Confine, coop, coop up …   New dictionary of synonyms

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