uncage

verb
un·cage | \ ˌən-ˈkāj \
uncaged; uncaging; uncages

Definition of uncage 

transitive verb

: to release from or as if from a cage : free from restraint

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Examples of uncage in a Sentence

uncaged the bird and let it fly away

First Known Use of uncage

1620, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of uncage was in 1620

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