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trap

Definitions


[trap], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a device or enclosure designed to catch and retain animals, typically by allowing entry but not exit or by catching hold of a part of the body
(e.g: the squirrels ravaged the saplings, despite the baited traps)

- a situation in which people lie in wait to make a surprise attack
(e.g: we were fed false information by a double agent and walked straight into a trap)

- a container or device used to collect something, or a place where something collects
(e.g: one fuel filter and water trap are sufficient on the fuel system)

- a light, two-wheeled carriage pulled by a horse or pony.

- a device for hurling an object such as a clay pigeon into the air to be shot at.


- a person's mouth (used in expressions to do with speaking)
(e.g: keep your trap shut!)

- (among jazz musicians) drums or percussion instruments
(e.g: I played the traps a little myself once)

- a type of hip-hop music typically characterized by a dark tone and rhythms involving low-pitched kick drums and a very fast hi-hat
(e.g: the LP will feature his raps over a wide range of electronic sounds from dubstep to trap)

- a place where drugs are sold
(e.g: a trap full of dealers)


Phrases:

Origin:
Old English træppe (in coltetræppe ‘Christ's thorn’); related to Middle Dutch trappe and medieval Latin trappa, of uncertain origin. The verb dates from late Middle English


[trap], (Verb)

Definitions:
- catch (an animal) in a trap.

- trick or deceive (someone) into doing something contrary to their interests or intentions
(e.g: I hoped to trap him into an admission)


Phrases:

Origin:


[trap], (Verb)

Definitions:
- put trappings on (a horse)
(e.g: the horses were trapped with black velvet)


Phrases:

Origin:
late Middle English: from the obsolete noun trap ‘trappings’, from Old French drap‘drape’


[trap], (Noun)

Definitions:
- basalt or a similar dark, fine-grained igneous rock.


Phrases:

Origin:
late 18th century: from Swedish trapp, from trappa ‘stair’ (because of the often stair-like appearance of its outcroppings)




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