n. caged bird

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Cageling — Cage ling (k[=a]j l[i^]ng), n. [Cage + ling] A bird confined in a cage; esp. a young bird. [Poetic] Tennyson. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cageling — [kāj′liŋ] n. a bird kept in a cage …   English World dictionary

  • cageling — noun A bird that is kept confined in a cage. Am I as a child perhaps, chasing a flown cageling, who among the branches free plays and peeps at the offered cage? …   Wiktionary

  • cageling — noun Date: 1823 a caged bird …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cageling — /kayj ling/, n. a bird that is kept in a cage. [1855 60; CAGE + LING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cageling — cage·ling …   English syllables

  • cageling — cage•ling [[t]ˈkeɪdʒ lɪŋ[/t]] n. a bird that is kept in a cage • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • cageling — /ˈkeɪdʒlɪŋ/ (say kayjling) noun → cagebird …  

  • cageling — ˈkājliŋ, ēŋ noun ( s) Etymology: cage + ling : a caged bird …   Useful english dictionary

  • John Collier (writer) — John Collier (May 3, 1901 April 6, 1980) was a British born author and screenplay writer best known for his short stories, many of which appeared in The New Yorker from the 1930s to the 1950s. They were collected in a 1951 volume, Fancies and… …   Wikipedia

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