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 Cag Mag.Caglios’tro. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cage.
 
To whistle or sing in the cage. The cage is a jail, and to whistle in a cage is to turn Queen’s evidence, or peach against a comrade.   1
 


 Cag Mag.Caglios’tro. 

 
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