Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A cage or cage-like structure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Openwork like that of a cage.
  • n. The carved upper works of a ship's hull, especially on the poop and forecastle.

Etymologies

cage +‎ work (Wiktionary)

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