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.
Plantation "of James I., had been turned over exclusively to British settlers, whose" cagework "houses, and four acres of garden ground each, had elicited the approval of the surveyor Pynnar, twenty years before.
What delight is there in a cagework (of bones, full) of feces,
Great gleaming metal ribs stretched from its titanium nosecap to the more intricate cagework of the tail fins.
The shuttle's nose grated along the cagework and nuzzled into the lock at its base: click-thump.
The dock was a conical cagework at the end of a protruding arm, barely visible even this close.
Geographic was half the sky now; more, as the silver wall of the fuel balloon slid past and the conical cagework opened like a mouth.
On entering the old-fashioned quadrangle, surrounded by stables and other offices -- built in the antique cagework fashion -- they stopped for a while under the shadow of the inn gable, and looked round the yard, and listened.
Then from the starving cagework city a horde of jerkined dwarfs, my people, with flayers’ knives, running, scaling, hacking in green blubbery whalemeat.