Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who lives in a cave.

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Examples

  • Imogen had not been long left alone, when, the effect of the sleepy drug going off, she awaked, and easily shaking off the slight covering of leaves and flowers they had thrown over her, she arose, and imagining she had been dreaming, she said, “I thought I was a cave-keeper, and cook to honest creatures; how came I here covered with flowers?

    Cymbeline

  • Imogen had not been long left alone, when, the effect of the sleepy drug going off, she awaked, and easily shaking off the slight covering of leaves and flowers they had thrown over her, she arose, and imagining she had been dreaming, she said, "I thought I was a cave-keeper, and cook to honest creatures; how came I here covered with flowers?"

    Tales from Shakespeare

  • Imogen had not been long left alone, when, the effect of the sleepy drug going off, she awaked, and easily shaking off the slight covering of leaves and flowers they had thrown over her, she arose, and imagining she had been dreaming, she said: 'I thought I was a cave-keeper, and cook to honest creatures; how came I here covered with flowers?'

    Tales from Shakespeare

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