Cage


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Cage

A section of a brokerage firm used for receiving and disbursing funds.

Cage

A department at a brokerage responsible for receiving and distributing funds, as well as maintaining records. The cage enables the rest of the brokerage to function, especially by keeping records of dividends and other payouts and receiving payments from clients. It is more formally called the cashier's department.

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For an instant silence reigned in the great amphitheatre, then a wild shout arose from the cages of the doomed.
The lamentable voice which had proceeded from the cage had frozen all present, even Master Olivier himself.
Carthoris brought the cage to a sudden stop at one of the higher levels of the palace.
At irregular intervals, whenever a fight could be arranged, he was taken out of his cage and led off into the woods a few miles from town.
There is no cage," repeated Leslie absently, plucking at the fringing grasses with her slender, brown hands.
The copying-clerk, or, as the lady said, the brown field-bird, was put into a small cage, close to the Canary, and not far from "my good Polly.
As he watched, he saw the black warriors strip the screen from about the cage, fasten ropes to it and drag it away along the trail in the direction of their village.
He paused and looked pensively at a sick lion in the cage opposite.
No one would have guessed a priori that this movement of a middle-aged man's body would cause fish to come out of the sea into his larder, but experience shows that it does, and the middle-aged man therefore continues to go to the City, just as the cat in the cage continues to lift the latch when it has once found it.
There he soon died; and it is strange to reflect that he may have regretted his Cage upon Ben Alder.
Without further persuasion, the two boys fell upon each other, tooth and nail, while Quilp, holding up the cage in one hand, and chopping the ground with his knife in an ecstasy, urged them on by his taunts and cries to fight more fiercely.
Kantos Kan and I were confined together in one of the cages.