cage·​ling ˈkāj-liŋ How to pronounce cageling (audio)
: a caged bird

Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cageling was in 1823

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Cite this Entry

“Cageling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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