Safety-cage

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Safety-cage (mining) a cage by which a fall would be prevented in case of the breakage of the rope by means of safety-catches
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. sauf—L. salvus; prob. allied to solus.

Usage

In literature:

Its center held Raja Begum in an enormous iron cage, surrounded by an outer safety room.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
An inlet valve admits air freely as the cage rises, and an adjusted safety-valve provides against excess pressure.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3" by Various
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In news:

The fiberglass-bodied, gullwing car features an integrated roll cage, safety bumpers and side beams for added protection for drivers, and is available in five bright colors.
Safety cage for squirrel's.
Safety cage for squirrel's Click to enlarge.
We have shark cages, well here is the first Hawk safety cage for squirrel's Think it will catch on.
Body structural components in the Caliber form a structural safety-cage for occupant protection in the event of an impact.
Man accused of imprisoning his two autistic sons in a room with a " cage -like" door testified that he'd heard on TV that it was OK to lock a child in a room for safety, and his former live-in girlfriend broke down in tears on the stand.
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