cageling

noun
cage·​ling | \ ˈkāj-liŋ How to pronounce cageling (audio) \

Definition of cageling

: a caged bird

First Known Use of cageling

1823, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cageling was in 1823

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cageless

cageling

cageman

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“Cageling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cageling. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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