Meaning of “birdcage” in the English Dictionary


"birdcage" in English

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birdcagenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɜːd.keɪdʒ/ us /ˈbɝːd.keɪdʒ/

Examples from literature

  • All yesterday and to-day we have been making flannel coats for the monkey, and covers for birdcages, and improvising shelters and snug corners for our pets. 
  • The life of the roadside dwellers, the folk who live in little stone houses and show two flower-pots and a birdcage in their windows, has a strange fascination for me. 
  • There were several birdcages in the windows, and a constant trilling and chirping going on within them. 
  • What a heap of rubbish they take away with them—old birdcages, worm-eaten furniture, and every kind of lumber! 

(Definition of “birdcage” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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