Definition of encage in English:


Line breaks: en¦cage
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkeɪdʒ
, ɛn-/


[with object] literary
  • Confine in or as in a cage: two little canary birds were encaged in her window
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    • His round hairless face encages an assortment of features that prowl across the surface, searching for means of escape.
    • The woman, like her alienated and encaged heart, is restricted.
    • I thought surely that now I am eighteen you would let me make my own decisions, but no you encaged me even more, if that is possible.

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