A device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned.
Dutch: klem, val, zwanenhals
Drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas.
Dutch: klep, sifon
Something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares:
— The exam was full of trap questions.
A device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters.
The act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise.
Dutch: hinderlaag, val, valstrik
Informal terms for the mouth.
Dutch: kwek, muil, snater, snavel, tater, wafel, waffel
Polish: ryj, paszcza, gęba, japa, dziób, pysk, jadaczka
A light two-wheeled carriage.
Place in a confining or embarrassing position:
— He was trapped in a difficult situation.
synonym: pin down.
Hold or catch as if in a trap.
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