Definitions of Caged

  1. of Cage
  2. Confined in, or as in, a cage; like a cage or prison.

Usage examples for Caged

  1. It might have been a pleasant one to the rest, but for the caged lord's misery. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  2. I thought my father had gone crazy; he strode up an' down the floor of the cabin like some caged wild animal, clenchin' his hands an' grindin' his teeth in a way that showed that there was plenty of fight in him, if he only had a chance to let it out. – Frank, the Young Naturalist by Harry Castlemon
  3. That night, the kissing lady, pacing up and down like a caged creature in her handsome parlor, which seemed so empty and orderly now, said suddenly to her husband, " Why don't we adopt him?" – An Old Chester Secret by Margaret Deland
  4. He no longer could sit still, and began walking feverishly up and down the little glade, like an animal caged within limits too narrow for its activity. – Petticoat Rule by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  5. An eagle caged with a colony of canaries. – Plays: Lady Frederick, The Explorer, A Man of Honor by William Somerset Maugham
  6. He had only to peer up the ledge, as it led toward the roof, to realize that the fugitives were as safely caged as if bound and secured in his own home. – The Land of Mystery by Edward S. Ellis
  7. We're caught and caged and I have always noticed that the birds that are trapped and caged are of two kinds. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  8. Strange enough should it prove that this bit of a lady, almost caged from the world by cripplings, had opened the most effective channel yet made for carrying our liberal faith to the world. – Miss Ellis's Mission by Mary P. Wells Smith
  9. Now le me tell thee, that I have known a bird actually starve itself, and die with grief, at its being caught and caged – Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9) History Of A Young Lady by Samuel Richardson
  10. But Thelma was not asleep- she had felt her husband's kiss,- her heart had beat as quickly as the wing of a caged wild bird at his warm touch,- and now he had gone she turned and pressed her lips passionately on the pillow where his hand had leaned. – Thelma by Marie Corelli
  11. At noon the natives had the tiger up in sunlight, caged in bamboo. – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  12. As Hawksworth rode by, he noticed a high open tent on the left holding caged hunting leopards. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  13. She might suffer and pine, like a caged lark in her narrow cage, but at least no one, not even Archie, and least of all her mother, should guess the extent of her sufferings. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  14. Another moment and I was securely caged and on my way back to Montreal. – Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal by Sarah J Richardson
  15. As the hours of the day went on, Colin MacLeod, caged helpless, set high on the bald brow of old Jerusalem, where every phase of the great fire was spread before his eyes, found abundant opportunity to curse himself for a fool. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  16. But he wanted no stories of caged things, and those were all the stories she knew. – The Little House in the Fairy Wood by Ethel Cook Eliot
  17. I felt justified in keeping this animal caged – Roof and Meadow by Dallas Lore Sharp
  18. " We've caged the bird and mustn't expect much more in the way of news. – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  19. There will be no scream when the white adder is seized and caged – Macleod of Dare by William Black